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The Wave

The Wave
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This natural rock formation known as The Wave throws off your depth perception because of the natural lines on the rocks. It’s located in Arizona, in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness.

 

Salt flats

Salt flats
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When the salt flat in Bolivia called Salar de Uyuni is covered in a thin layer of water it makes for some great optical illusions. This truck looks like it’s floating on top of the water.

Horsetail Falls

Horsetail Falls
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No, this isn’t a waterfall of fire. Every year, around the second week of February, the sunset hits Horsetail Falls in Yosemite Park at just the right angle making it appear as though it’s on fire.

 

Mirage in the desert

Mirage in the desert
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A mirage in the desert might easily be mistaken for a body of water. Mirages occur when the ground is very hot and the air is cool. The hot air on the ground warms a layer of air just above the ground and when light moves from the cool air into the hot air just above the ground it’s bent creating a mirage.

Mirage on the road

Mirage on the road
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A mirage can also appear on roadways. Just like the floor of the desert gets hot, roads also get very hot because of their dark colour.

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