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Craziest Things In Nature You Won't Believe Actually Exist

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Frozen air bubbles in Abraham Lake.

Abraham Lake is an artificial lake on North Saskatchewan River in western Alberta, Canada. The plants on the lake bed release methane gas and methane gets frozen once coming close enough to much colder lake surface and they keep stacking up below once the weather gets colder and colder during [the] winter season.

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Giant clouds over Beijing.

XIANG RYC/IMAGINECHINA

According to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, it was just a giant cumulonimbus cloud, and its unusual shape was formed due to the fact that the cloud initially developed vertically, but after meeting with warmer layers of air began to grow horizontally.

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Giant crystal cave in Nacia, Mexico.

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The cave is 950 feet (290 meters) underground. The Naica mining complex, which yields lead, zinc, copper, silver, and gold, zigzags nearly half a mile underground (760 meters).

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Shimmering shores of Vaadhoo, Maldives.

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Bioluminescence causes the shoreline to glow at night. This occurs when a micro-organism in the water is disturbed by oxygen. Avatar, much?

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Reflective salt flats in Bolivia.

Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 4,086 sq mi. This is not water, the ground is covered in a layer of salt crust so reflective, it perfectly mirrors the sky.

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Beautiful sandstone formations in Arizona.

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The Wave is a sandstone formation on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, located in northern portion of the U.S. state of Arizona.

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Spiderweb cocooned trees in Pakistan.

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An unexpected side-effect of the flooding in parts of Pakistan has been that millions of spiders climbed up into the trees to escape the rising flood waters. Because of the scale of the flooding and the fact that the water has taken so long to recede, many trees have become cocooned in ghostly spiders webs.

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The Blood Falls in Antartica.

Peter Rejcek/ NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION / Via photolibrary.usap.gov

Blood Falls is an outflow of an iron oxide-tainted plume of saltwater, flowing from the tongue of the Taylor Glacier onto the ice-covered surface of West Lake Bonney.

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