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Unique place in the world, which will soon disappear

Our planet Earth is very beautiful, but noBeauty does not live forever. The reasons for the disappearance of the unique places from the Earth can be very different - from climate change to human activity. Here are the top unique natural or man-made places, the probability of loss that the world culture is particularly likely. So if you ever saw them with my own eyes, then you have to hurry up because very soon they may disappear.

The most unique places in the world

The glaciers of Antarctica - will soon become available to tourists

Not all places that will soon disappear from the faceEarth, available for travelers. Some get very difficult. One of these - Antarctica. Only the time during which a few tourists come to this region, is calculated for weeks the way the sea and the air.

Global warming and the disappearance of the ozone layer over the South Pole lead to the destruction of local glaciers.

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Stunner - the mountain of ice thatoccasionally descend to the sea icebergs the size of a small country, with a unique fauna, are melting at an alarming rate. To reduce the impact on the environment, to impose severe restrictions on the cruises. Another 2-3 years - and completely banned.

Dead Sea - the threat of extinction in 40 years

Over the past 40 years, the lake has lost a third of itsvolume. The main reason - the irrational use of the Jordan River. Already, around the Dead Sea was formed more than 3,000 craters that are under the influence of underground fresh water can become a cause of subsidence and salt dissolution.

If you do not take action, then after 35-40 years, the salty body of water will never have the unique composition of the water.

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Madagascar - the threat of extinction in 30 years

Once people began to occupy the fourththe world's largest island, much of the jungle has been cut down. If deforestation continues at the same pace, then very soon on the island will have no choice, given that 80% of the animals and plants unique, some even have not been studied.

If you do not save the forests, which occupy only 5% of the territory of Madagascar, all will die before the unique flora and fauna will have time to explore.

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The complex is in Timbuktu - by the end of the century

But not always the most dangerous fortourist destinations in the world is nature. In some places, the main threat of extinction shall be a person, and particularly the threat has increased in our modernity. Some areas of Timbuktu is half covered with sand.

Timbuktu - a beautiful and one of akind of city landmark in sub-Saharan Africa. In the Middle Ages there was an advanced civilization here, leaving behind great fortresses, tombs, mosques and rich library. In early 2012, part of the buildings, including the library of Ahmed Baba (100 thousand manuscripts), was burnt down and destroyed by the Islamists. Danger of extinction complex residues remain to this day. According to scientists forecast Timbuktu completely leave the ground by 2100.

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Machu Picchu - it will be closed to tourists

High in the Andes in Peru isamazingly well-preserved architectural complex of Machu Picchu. He built the Incas, the holy city of 500 years ago was inhabited by 1000 priests and ministers of the house.

Huge flows of tourists, frequent earthquakes,construction and laid close to the railway had a negative impact on the safety of the place. Since 2011, for an indefinite period of the monument attendance 2,5 thousand people per day is limited, so it is extremely difficult to get to Machu Picchu.

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Maldives - left 100 years

One of the most popular resorts - Maldivesarchipelago. This place is unique - almost 80% of the land in the Maldives lowlands, lifted over the sea just 2-3 meters. For this reason, the islands are not afraid of such a disaster, like a tsunami.

However, the gradual disappearance of coralreefs and flooding pose serious threat to the archipelago. Maybe in a hundred years the residents have to move to the mainland, and tourists to forget the road to the local resorts.

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Alpine glaciers - will disappear by the end of the century

The same effect as in Antarctica, globalwarming is having on the Alpine glaciers. Ski resorts in Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland for decades had no competitors in Europe.

Every year, a steady snow covermounted on the Alpine slopes of all later. Complete disappearance of the unique ecosystem is not threatened, but to spend the Christmas holidays, skiing in the Tyrol, will be impossible. According to some estimates, by the end of this century the Alps lost up to 80% of the ice sheet.

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Venice - has 80 years

In the rich history of Venice. For 15 centuries of the city of his well-being was threatened numerous external enemies. But now comes to the fore the natural factor - unique Venetian lagoon is gradually disappearing under the water for Europe.

About how many more there will be in Venice,it is very difficult to say. Based on the fact that every year quarters plunge into the abyss of 2 millimeters, when idle person complete disappearance of the city-monument will happen in 70-80 years.

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Great Barrier Reef in Australia

In the well-known around the world AustraliaAttractions enemies, as it turns out, more than any other place that may soon disappear from the face of the Earth. A huge, 3,000-kilometer coral population mercilessly iznichtozhaete and man, and frequent hurricanes, and rising acidity of local waters. But the main threat to the Great Barrier Reef - "Crown of Thorns", a species of starfish, coral polyps is used in food.

 Great Barrier Reef Australia

Great Barrier Reef Australia

Mayan Pyramid - are destroyed by human activities

Belize - a small country on the border with Mexico -It was one of the centers of the Mayan civilization. In the spring of 2013 the world's media had spread the news - the workers of the local construction company destroyed for the sake of rubble pyramid Nohmul: translated as "Big Hill", despite the fact that this monument is under state protection.

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This rating is unique places, which may soon disappear altogether from the face of the Earth. Let's hope that will be able to save them, and they are not another century will attract excellent.

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