Unveiling Earth 12 Most Exceptionally Rare Records!

Take a look at this gallery to discover a compilation of 12 extraordinary locations on Earth that will undoubtedly leave you astounded.

The highest point reachable by a car is a height of 6,688 m (21,942 ft) on Ojos del Salado in Chile, presently holding the record for a four-wheeled vehicle.

Highest point reached

The summit of Cayambe in Ecuador holds the distinction of being the farthest point from the axis of Earth. Consequently, it experiences the highest rotation speed due to Earth's spin.

Farthest point from Earth's axis

The summit of Mount Everest, at 8,848 m (29,029 ft), is Earth's highest point above sea level.

Highest point on Earth’s surface

The Khumbu Glacier, located on the southwest slopes of Mount Everest, holds the title for the highest glacier, reaching an elevation of 7,600 to 8,000 m (24,900 to 26,200 ft).

Highest glacier

The deepest known cave on Earth is Veryovkina Cave in Abkhazia, Georgia, measuring 2,212 m (7,257 ft) in depth.

Deepest known cave

Siberia, including Wrangle Island, is where one can find the westernmost and easternmost points on Earth along the 180th meridian, which divides the Earth into the Western and Eastern Hemispheres.

Westernmost and easternmost points on Earth

Caroline Island in the Pacific Ocean holds the title of being the easternmost point on land. Additionally, it's the first spot on Earth to receive sunlight for much of the year.

Easternmost point on land

Attu Island, Alaska, is the farthest western point of land on Earth. It was also the location of the only land battle during World War II that occurred within the United States.

Westernmost point on land

Mount Thor in Auyuittuq National Park, located on Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada, holds the record for the highest purely vertical drop. It stands at an elevation of 1,675 meters (5,495 feet).

Greatest purely vertical drop

The Trango Towers group, located in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, is home to the highest peak - the summit of the Great Trango Tower. Standing at 6,286 m (20,623 ft), its east face boasts the world's largest near-vertical descent.

Greatest nearly vertical drop

The Tanggula Pass, situated in the Tanggula Mountains of Qinghai/Tibet, reaches a height of 5,072 m (16,640 ft).

Highest point accessible by train

The Seikan Tunnel of Japan railroad holds the title for the lowest point reachable by commercial train transportation, at a depth of 240 m (787 ft) below sea level.

The lowest point accessible by train

The highest river is a matter of dispute, but it is probably the Yarlung Tsangpo, which has its source at an altitude of approximately 6,020 m (19,751 ft) above sea level. This river originates in western Tibet and eventually reaches India and Bangladesh.

Highest river

Lake Titicaca, located on the Bolivia-Peru border, stands as the world's highest navigable lake at 3,812 m (12,507 ft).

Highest navigable lake

With an estimated depth of 1,642 m (5,387 ft), Lake Baikal in southern Russia is the world's deepest lake.

Deepest lake

Angel Falls in Venezuela is known as the world's tallest continuous waterfall, measuring 979 m (3,212 ft) in height and with a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft).

Highest uninterrupted waterfall

The most remote point from an ocean is found in the Gurbantünggüt Desert in China, aptly named the Eurasian pole of inaccessibility.

Most distant point from an ocean

The road leading to Umling in Ladakh, India, is said to be the highest unpaved road in the world, with its peak reaching an altitude of 5,800 m (19,029 ft).

World's highest unsurfaced road

The Eiksund Tunnel in Norway is the lowest undersea highway tunnel, located 287 m (942 ft) beneath sea level.

Lowest undersea highway tunnel