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5 Strange Places on Earth

Geography | 7-14 yrs | Animation, Video

List of Mysterious Places around the World

1. Stonehenge

This place is in England. It was built in 3000- 2000 BC. How were these huge rocks brought here? Why? It could be a burial place or a ceremonial site. Maybe, it was used to predict eclipses.

2. Nazca Lines

These are huge ancient drawings on the ground, that can be seen from aeroplanes or tall watch towers. They are located in the city of Ica, 200 miles south of Lima, in the Peruvian desert.

3. The lost city of Atlantis

The island of Atlantis was once populated by simple, holy people. It is believed that the city and its people became corrupt. this angered the Greek God Zeus. So, he made the oceans swallow the entire city and its people.

4. Jatinga

Jatinga is a small town in Assam, India. Every year during September and October, birds become disoriented in the monsoon fog. They fly low, towards lights on a particular strip in the town.

5. John Day Fossil Beds

The painted hills of John Day Fossil beds are found in Oregon, USA. Tectonic forces and constant erosion results in colourful patterns. The hills are almost 35 million years old.

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