These Are 10 Of The Most Extreme Places On Our Planet

INSHPublished: March 7, 2018293 plays$0.64 earned
Published: March 7, 2018

From stomach-churning heights to finger-freezing cold, our planet is packed with plenty of places where the middle ground doesn’t exist.

While some would deny this statement, it is an universal truth. Humans are gluttonous for punishment. We have this ceaseless desire to explore and inhabit places that no one in their right mind would even consider even visiting! You could say it is the price we have to pay for suffering from such curious minds.

One such place is Bishop Rock on the Isle of Scilly, 28 miles off the coast of England. It is but a bright example for the lengths some folks have been prepared to go to inhabit what was once but a chuck of rock in the middle of friggin nowhere! They built a 10-storey lighthouse to stop ships from colliding with their rocky neighbors. The first lighthouse was built in the middle of the 19th century, but a vicious Atlantic storm tore that thing down. The damage was estimated to what would today be $1.9 million.

Since 1992, Bishop’s Rock has been operated remotely from a lightkeeper station in Harwich, Essex. That monstrous edifice can be seen for 24 nautical miles all around. Visitors still go to see it, who get flows out there thanks to a helipad. The building can accommodate up to four of you, given you are able to withstand the tempestuous winds and the incredibly limited space where you can stretch your legs. You will just have to limit your stay up to a month.

Fancy something snowier? Then definitely try Oymyakon, a remote village in Siberia. It boasts to be the coldest permanently inhabited place on Earth, reaching a staggering -76°F.

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