Need some bragging rights on your next vacation? The Telegraph rounds up the most extreme places on the planet, including:
- Dallol, Ethiopia: The globe's hottest inhabited area. The average air temperature (highest in the world) is a stifling 93.9 degrees Fahrenheit.
- The Dead Sea, Jordan/Israel: The lowest point on the planet. The shore of the Dead Sea is 1,390 feet below sea level.
- Krubera Cave, Georgia: The world's deepest cave. It reaches back 7,188 feet.
- Mount Thor, Baffin Island, Canada: The biggest vertical drop on Earth. Located in the Auyuittuq National Park, fearless base jumpers can plunge 4,100 feet.
Check out the other extreme destinations here