10 Beautiful Places Who Are UntouchableMay 11th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Place
Although the trap of civilization surround us, there are several places on the planet that is still pristine, almost untouched. Starting from the Antarctic ice sheet to the forests of Papua New Guinea. Here are some of the most beautiful places on this planet who are untouchable and corrupted by civilization.
Namibia is one country with a population of the world’s most rare. Name one of the southern African countries are taken from the Namib Desert, home of the 2500 cheetah.
With the giant sand dunes, ancient Petroglyph, crater and waterfall, Namibia became one of the most untouched landscape in Africa. Namibia also became one of the country that focus on matters concerning maintenance of ecosystem health in its constitution.
Although Darwin’s trip to the islands unique number followed by countless tourists, the Galapagos Islands is still a pure place. The islands are home to giant tortoises, iguanas, sea lions, penguins, whales and fish.
Inhabited by 23,000 residents and hundreds of endemic species, the islands also became a place of living marine conservation for fifty years.
Scientists believe that many species of plants and animals that have not been found to be here. Exploitation of natural resources is hampered by rough terrain, the legal system and the high cost of infrastructure development. Because all human problems, most of the landscape is still difficult to touch.
Seychelles has the largest percentage of soil conservation compared to other countries. About 50 percent of the total area of this island nation is under conservation. Therefore, the Seychelles is home to some incredible pristine beaches and species such as the national bird, the Seychelles black parrot.
While some people might think if Tibet as a paradise tainted, his cousin, Bhutan, it is much cleaner. More than 60 percent of the territory covered by forest and a quarter of the territory designated as national parks or protected areas.
Known as the Land of Thunder Dragon, this country has rugged mountain ranges and valleys so that the right to be a hotspot for biodiversity.
6. Daintree National Park, Australia
Sometimes something older, it becomes increasingly untouchable. As the Daintree National Park in Far North Queensland, Australia, which contains rain forests 110 million years old, one of the oldest ecosystems on earth. This park is home to thousands of species of plants and trees that are older than 2,500 years.
7. Fiordland, New Zealand
At the southern tip of the west coast of New Zealand, the Fiordland region is still wild, rough and zero development. With high mountains and jagged rocky waters, Fiordland has never had permanent residents.
In fact, the Maori people just visit it only for a while in order to hunt, fish and to collect jade. In addition, air currents blowing air straight from Antarctica that Fiordland is one of the cleanest on the planet.
Kamcatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East is a place of wild and empty with the Pacific Ocean in the east and the Sea of Okhotsk in the west. Volcanoes and glaciers give the effect of spots on the peninsula. Mega-earthquake has rocked this peninsula in the last five decades
Atacama is one of the strange sights in the world, the desert that did not get rain. Basin salt, sand and lava flows cover much of the region which has an area of 103,600 square kilometers.
In fact, NASA designed the test to prepare for Mars exploration here. This place is also one of the best places in the world to conduct astronomical observations. There are two major observatories.
Antarctica is a place that is really untouched. 96 percent of the continent is covered with ice, with an average thickness of more than one mile (1.6 km). Penguins, whales, seals and sea birds use the waters around Antarctica to look for food.
source : kaskus.us