The Danakil Desert, Eritrea
Baking temperatures that often top 50 degrees C, numerous active volcanoes, geysers that spit toxic gases — it’s hard to imagine a more brutal landscape than Africa’s the Danakil Desert.
Death Valley, USA
If the Earth is our home, then Death Valley is its scorching hot oven. This stunning desert holds the record for the highest temperature recorded on earth — 56 °C.
Mount Washington, USA
The summit of Mount Washington holds the world record for the fastest winds on the surface of the Earth. The highest recorded speed here is 327 km/h.
Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia
This is an active volcano situated on the island of Sumatra. Eruptions occur here very frequently, often leaving thousands of people without shelter or livelihood.
ha da Queimada Grande (Snake Island), Brazil
Hidden somewhere off the coast of Brazil, this island is widely recognized as the most dangerous place on the planet.The reason for this is quite simple — this place is full of one of the most venomous snakes in the world, Bothrops.
Madidi National Park, Bolivia
At first sight, this place looks very picturesque, but it’s actually very dangerous. Why? Because it’s the most poisonous and aggressive fauna in the world.
Valley of Death, Kamchatka, Russia
The Kamchatka Peninsula, in the Russian Far East, also has its own Death Valley. It’s located not far from the famous Valley of Geysers.