5 unexplored places on Planet Earth

1. North Sentinel Island, India

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We are living in the Information Age where new technologies are being adopted rapidly, but will you believe that there is a place on this planet earth where people are still living in the paleolithic-age. They are completely unaware of the advancements and changes that have occurred in the outside world. The place we are talking about is North Sentinel Island located in the Bay of Bengal where Sentinelese tribe is living for centuries.

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They have not allowed anyone to enter into their world and have opted for having no contact with the outside world. This island has an area of 59.6 km2 which is almost equal to the Manhattan Island of New York. The inhabitants of this island are believed to be living there for more than 60,000 years. Indian government has enforced a buffer of three miles around North Sentinel Island.

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The people are completely isolated and are totally unaware of the modern civilization so the Indian government has decided to pursue no further contact with the tribe as they may have no resistance to the modern illness and if they contact with someone from outside, they may all die.

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2. Vale do Javari, Brazil

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Vale do Javari (Javari Valley) is a one of the unexplored regions of the world that is composed of 14 tribes of Amazon which are still uncontacted. This valley is known as one of the most isolated places in the world. More than 2,000 people live freely in this area which is larger than Austria.

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The name Vale do Javari has been given to this area because of Javeri river which is the official border of Peru and Brazil for more than 150 years. The federal agency is protecting the right of the tribes to live in isolation and they prevent the outsiders from going into these indigenous territories. The tribes here live in 19 villages. In October 2009 a small military plane C-98 Cessna crash landed in this area, 9 people were rescued by the Matis tribe who spotted the wreckage and then informed the local authorities.

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3. Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia

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Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia is a place which experience some of the most amazing volcanic activity on the planet Earth. It has got more than 3,000 volcanoes and one of them has been erupting continuously for 14 years now. Kamchatka has got some of the most rare and diverse salmon species.

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It is known for the brown bears as it is the most densely populated area with brown bears in the whole world. They are the ancestor of Kodiak and are the largest carnivorans in the whole Eurasia. The brown bears are now becoming rare after the human intervention. Almost 10,000-14,000 bears are left in Kamchatka which is almost equal to the size of California.

4. Son Doong Cave, Vietnam

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Son Doong Cave is the largest cave of the world and guess what is has got it’s own jungle and a river. This cave was discovered in the year 2009 and general public was allowed to visit this place in 2013. It is 5.5 miles long and the size of it can be judged by the fact that it can accommodate more than 68 Boeing 777 airplanes. So, we can say that this cave is capable of becoming an airport as well.

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It is also known as the Great Wall of Vietnam. This cave is also famous for it’s diverse flora and fauna. Son Doong Cave has it’s own beautiful jungle which has been given the name “The Garden of Eden”.

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5. Sakha Republic, Russia

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Sakha Republic which is also known as Yakutsk is the 1/5th of whole Russia. You can safely say that it covers same amount of land as India. It is still an undiscovered and unexplored with some mesmerizing and picturesque sites. Sakha Republic has most extreme climate that you will ever experience as the mercury goes down by -46 degrees Fahrenheit and most of the land is always covered with permafrost.

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The winter season here lasts for 8 months a year i.e. from October to May. This beautiful place has still been unexplored just because it is very difficult to reach here. This is the very reason Yakutsk is the least touristic place in the whole Russia. Sakha Republic has got the Lena Pillars Nature Park which is the UNESCO world heritage centre. This park is formed because of the extreme temperatures in the area which spans from 40°C in the summer to -60°C in the winter. Takustsk has got the biggest river system in the whole world. It has got more than 700,000 rivers and 800,000 lakes.


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