20 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

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There are many things that occur in the nature, but we take them for granted. Yes, we may be amazed by a beautiful sunset from time to time, or even take a few moments from our busy schedule to appreciate the unusual shape of a cloud, but most of the times, amazing things that happen all around us just happen without anyone noticing. And that is our loss, because if we only paid more attention, and opened our eyes and just look around us, we would notice that our amazing planet offers daily shows that are far more interesting than sunsets and clouds. To open your eyes a bit, and make you more interested in what is going on every day all around us, we have decided to make a list of 20 marvels that Mother nature performs with, or without us watching. But before we start, we have to remind you that in order to understand the world around you, you also have to understand the world inside you, and that is why we suggest that you also check out our other article, 50 Amazing Facts About Your Body You Probably Didn’t Know and find out what is going on in your body. So, without further ado, we present to you the 20 Natural Phenomena You Won’t Believe Actually Exist.

1. Volcanic Lightning

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This is a natural phenomena that occurs when a volcano erupts, and the lightning start zapping in a volcanic plume. This actually looks like the devil himself has decided to get out of hell! The first ever picture of this phenomenon, was shot during the eruption of the Chaiten Volcano in Chile, and it was taken by Carlos Gutierrez. Needles to say that this picture became viral on the internet and that it still amazes people all over the world. The occurrence of volcanic lightning has also been seen above the Mount Augustine volcano in Alaska, over Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy, and over the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland. Scientists say that these volcanic lightnings are a result of the colliding of the ash, ice particles, and rock particles found in the volcanic plume, just as the regular electric discharges are generated in regular thunderstorms, when the ice particles collide with each other.

 

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