Forest from another planet!

Forest from another planet!

Categories: Nature

Some forests on our planet are much more fabulous than those that were created by science-fiction writers of all time. Offer to walk the magical trails of the most fantastic forests in the world.

Forest from another planet!

Forest from another planet!

1. Crooked forest, Poland

Forest from another planet!

2. About those trees growing in the woods near the town Gryfino, we only know that they were planted in the thirties of the last century.

Forest from another planet!

3. Hypotheses about the origin of such unusual shape of the trunks different — someone States their intentional deformation to produce ships from a convenient timber, and some believe that during the Second world war barely formed seedlings drove tanks, tracks that are not broken, but forever hurting them.

Forest from another planet!

4. Baobab alley, Madagascar

Forest from another planet!

5. The accumulation of mighty baobab trees along a dirt road in the city Menabe — the main contender for the title of the main natural attractions of Madagascar. These 800 year old giants are able to store in their trunks to 117 liters of water, the volume of which determine their peculiar "swollen" form.

Forest from another planet!

6. Once this place lived a pretty wild plant life of the lush forest, leaving only a small Avenue of majestic his heirs.

Forest from another planet!

7. Sunken forest, Kazakhstan

Forest from another planet!

8. In 1911, Kazakhstan was a strong earthquake that led to the landslide. As a result, in one of the valleys created a natural dam and formed a new lake Kaindy.

Forest from another planet!

9. Ate, which swept the water came, stand their ground to this day — their withered tops create a strange, slightly sinister impression, and the lower parts of the trunks and the roots remain virtually intact, turning the lake into a fascinating underwater forest.

Forest from another planet!

10. Forest "dragon's Blood", the island of Socotra

Forest from another planet!

11. Landscapes of the island of Socotra have been called the most alien species on Earth. Fabulous fanciful thickets of trees such as dragon's blood, with its flat crown, funny and chubby cucumber trees and desert rose as if to prove that all the vegetation in this amazing place near the coast of Yemen cannot develop a normal, earthly way.

Forest from another planet!

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Forest from another planet!

13. The forest of rainbow eucalyptus trees, Maui

Forest from another planet!

14. One of the brightest and most impressive trees in the world — rainbow eucalyptus — can be found in various forests of the Northern hemisphere.

Forest from another planet!

15. Depending on the season, its bark is undergoing gradual changes, revealing the flaps incredibly rich colors: green, Burgundy, purple, blue, orange and brown. After completion of the full cycle of shedding this the whole process starts again.

Forest from another planet!

16. Writhing thickets, SK

Forest from another planet!

17. The trees of this grove in Canada seemed frozen in the postures of the dance. Science has nothing to say about the cause of such strange forms of trunks, calling this phenomenon "Botanical mystery".

Forest from another planet!

18. Among locals, however, you can often hear the opinion that the creation of this natural mysteries had a hand representatives of extraterrestrial intelligence.

Forest from another planet!

19. Yil apricot valley, China

Forest from another planet!

20. Annually downhill slopes Xinjiang are covered by lush foam pinkish-white flowering apricot trees.

Forest from another planet!

21. The appearance of colors marks the beginning of the season of the fruit harvest, at the same time transforming the landscape into an indescribable miraculous work of art.

Forest from another planet!

22. Jabuticaba Forest, Brazil

Forest from another planet!

23. A cursory look at the trees in the Brazilian forest the impression of clinging to their trunks swarm of large beetles. Peering closer, you notice ripe the liquid side of these juicy bugs...

Forest from another planet!

24. Plant jabuticaba is also named "Brazilian grape tree", and covering his berries are considered excellent food, bad eating as raw and canned, and even fresh view.

Forest from another planet!

25. Dancing forest on the Baltic sea, Kaliningrad

Forest from another planet!

26. Forest thickets on the Curonian spit in the Baltic sea the locals call "Drunken trees", and this definition seems very accurate, if you look at bent and almost tied in knots in the trees, as if forgetting the normal direction of its growth.

Forest from another planet!

27. The most plausible explanation for this phenomenon blames strange form of vegetation on the often rampant in these places, strong winds can significantly influence the position of young trees in the space.

Forest from another planet!

28. Forest Wollemi, New South Wales

Forest from another planet!

29. To the uninitiated, this national Park of New South Wales can seem quite ordinary — it contains no dancing or colored trees and such, but there is something that makes this wood truly unique.

Forest from another planet!

30. Just found yourself the perfect conditions for life's rarest pine tree, the Wollemi pine belongs, previously considered extinct 30 million years ago.

Forest from another planet!

31. The Forest Was Dead Lowlands, Namibia

Forest from another planet!

32. Forest in Namibia — the dream of many photographers: the combination of reddish dunes, flat sun-scorched earth and black lifeless trees creates a unique natural graphics, striking in its unnatural clarity at sunset.

Forest from another planet!

33. About 900 years ago this place grew "camel acacia" (Acacia erioloba), feeding on underground moisture. But very quickly all the possible sources have dried up, leaving only dry landscape with dead plants, not rotting in the local climate and continues to stubbornly stand under the sun for centuries.

Forest from another planet!

34. Forest "Monkey puzzle", Chile

Forest from another planet!

35. The Chilean Araucaria, called by the inhabitants of North and South America "the monkey puzzle", you can imagine, imagining a hybrid of palm and pineapple. This unique plant is considered a living fossil and diligently cultivated in southern Chile as a great source of hard wood and edible seeds.

Forest from another planet!

36. Nevertheless, despite all efforts, a rare tree by 2013 is under threat of extinction, because its population on the planet is rapidly decreasing.

Forest from another planet!

37. The Great Banyan, India

Forest from another planet!

38. Can you imagine a forest in which more than three thousand trees have a single root at all? Actually, that can be taken for many guns, is in fact a massive aerial roots of the mighty plant of 250-year-old Banyan tree.

Forest from another planet!

39. Even more discouraging fact is that the trunk of the tree in 1925 was felled, but Banyan tree continues to live and grow, now occupying an area of 4 hectares.

Forest from another planet!

40. Les caves Shandong, Vietnam

Forest from another planet!

41. On the border of Laos and Vietnam is the largest on the planet cave known to science. Untouched by man until 2009, inside it holds a true underground forest of great beauty.

Forest from another planet!

42. To get there, you need to overcome a long and steep descent into the bowels of the cave.

Forest from another planet!

43. Forest Aokigahara, Japan

Forest from another planet!

44. Lush sea vegetation, which represents Aokigahara, wrapped in unusual silence of the forest totally uninhabited. Representatives of wild fauna somehow avoided settling among the trees. But this is not the only feature making the atmosphere in the forest is creepy — even more ominous mood it promotes, if you know what it enjoyed extraordinary popularity for suicides from all over Japan.

Forest from another planet!

45. Each year 50-150 lives strongly in Aokigahara dropped, forcing local office regularly to take care of the cleaning of forest paths from the many lifeless bodies.

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