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Australia – Europe Size Comparison

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Perspective is a wonderful thing. When shown like this, it’s so much easier to see how big Australia really is.

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Kjerag Norway, base jumping and more

More than just Base Jumping, Kjerag Norway is an incredible part of the world with 360 degrees of outstanding visuals, Getalookat some of the amazing view

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Kjerag Base Jump

Video: Spectacular Norway via YouTube

Kjerag Norway, is a mountain in Forsand municipality in the county of Rogaland. The 1084 metre high mountain is situated on the southern shore of the Lysefjorden and just southwest of the village of Lysebotn. The northern side of Kjerag mountain has a cliff plunging 984 metres (3,228ft) down to Lysefjorden.

Kjerag is a popular destination in Norway and is a renowned site for Basejumping, however there are many visitors who come to see the spectacular views to or from the fjord below and also to hike to the top of the mountain.

Kjerag Fjord
Kjerag and Lysefjord, Image Credit:Pixabay

Apart from the amazing 360 degree views, visitors also come to have their photo taken on the Kjeragbolten, this is a large stone wedged between 2 adjacent cliff sides and suspended 984 metres high.

Kjerag Standing
Kjeragbolten, Image Credit:Pixabay

Kjeragbolten Norway
Kjeragbolten, Image Credit:www.thewholeworldisaplayground.com

There is also a Waterfall called Kjeragfossen adding another dimension to the visual appeal of Kjerag and it’s surrounding location.

Kjeragfossen Norway
Kjeragbolten, Image Credit:Reddit

So where exactly is Kjerag

Kjerag Norway

An aerial view from Google Maps Satellite of Kjerag showing the mountainous rocky terrain

Kjerag

Kjerag Norway, another of those amazing places in Our World.

If you are interested in travelling to Kjerag, VisitNorway.com is a great website, see the link below for more information visitnorway.com

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Top 10 dangerous roads

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Top ten dangerous roads

This video is another in the long line of most dangerous road videos that have been around for years now, it interesting to see a few new roads though and I never get tired of watching these. Totally amazing scenery, brave people, just incredible. What I find really fascinating is how important it must be for these people to get to the “other side”, what is so important that you’d risk your life to get there, maybe this needs a “why did the person cross the dangerous road” saying to match the “why did the chicken cross the road”.

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Lightning Strikes

Lightning, an amazing show of Mother Nature’s force, see more very cool photos here…

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Lightning Strikes

Lightning Strikes never cease to amaze, They strike the Earth approximately 100 times per second,

More Lightning Stats

Each year in Australia approximately 100 people are injured by lightning, with between 5 and 10 being fatal. This numbers in the USA are approximately 400-500 people struck every year, with 40-50 of these being fatal.

A single bolt of lightning is approximately 1 Million to 1 Billion Volts and between 10 Thousand and 200 Thousand Amps, or translated produces approx 215 kWh (Kilowatt Hours) of electrical energy.

There are 2 types of Lightning, Positive and Negatively strikes, Positive being the most powerful of the 2.

Just a few of the examples of the amazing visuals that are created when those lightning bolts seek to find their way to Earth.

Lightning Strikes

Lightning Strikes

Lightning Strikes

Lightning Strikes

Images: Caters Newsagency via Gloriousa.com

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