The planet earth is a gift of God and God has created many fabulous things on our planet, one of them is forests. Forests have great importance in the life of humans because forests create an excellent ecosystem. They are made up of many layers and few of them are forest floor and understory canopy. Forests are the home of many species of plants and animals and that’s why forests became the wonderful tourist destination on earth.
There are many famous forests in this world some of them are, the Amazon, Dark entry forest, Congo rainforest, a sea of trees and much more. There are many interesting forests with strange stories and If you have interest in getting the knowledge of famous forests then this article is a worth reading.
Here is the list of some famous forests where you can get interesting information about forests, so read some important and interesting facts about forests.
10. North Sentinel Island Forests
North Sentinel Island is one of the Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. Most areas of this Island is covered with forest. It is one of the most famous forests surrounded by coral reefs and with natural harbors. North Sentinel Island is the home town of the pre-Neolithic tribe called Sentinelese.
A unique thing about this tribe is that they totally reject any contact with the outside of the world. In 2004, Indian Ocean earthquake and Tsunami greatly damaged North Sentinel Island. The basic food of Sentinelese tribe are coconuts, plant stuffs pigs, etc Moreover the Island is completely disconnected by modern civilization.
9. Crooked Forest, Poland
Crooked Forests consist of 400 pine trees with a 90-degree bend at their base and the interesting thing is that the bending of trees was due to some form of human intervention but the fact is that nobody is sure that how it had done and what the motive behind, it is an awe-inspiring natural wonder. Due to the presence of pine trees, it is famous in the list of forests.
8. Red Forest, Ukraine
Actually, the name red forest has some history because, in 1986, Chernobyl disaster occurred that produced radio active radiations that almost killed trees and their needles turned into bright red color. This popular forest is a habitat of bloodsuckers, zombified stalkers blind dogs and many other species but today the red forest is one of the most contaminated areas in the world and because of the past accident, a great number of species has moved from the forest.
7. The Monteverde Forest
This forest is present in the city of Monteverde, Costa Rica and the meaning of Monteverde in the Spanish language is a green mountain. Biodiversity is rich in this region, almost 30 species of humming birds, 100 species of mammals, and thousand species of plants are present there.
6. Sea of Trees, Japan
It is present in the north west of mount fuji in Japan and the forest is known as a quiet forest of the world because of the absence of wild life. Two things are famous for the sea of trees, one is the fabulous view of mount Fuji and the second one is suicides… The sad fact about the sea of trees is that it is the second most popular location for suicides. It is much vast and mysterious and also it is one of the famous forests having very dark and thick growth.
5. Trillemarka – Rollagsfjell Forest, Norway
Trillemarka is present in the central area of eastern Norway and is the best and beautiful forest in the world because of the mountains, rivers, lakes, old trees and a large number of species are there, that are truly gifted by nature.
4. Dark Entry Forest, USA
It is present in the current town of Cornwall, Connecticut USA. In the middle of 20th century, everyone in the town died or moved from the area. Three mountains present here are the bald mountain, Woodbury mountain, and coltsfoot triplets. “Dark Entry Forest” name has given to this forest and It is taken as the famous forests because of the strange stories.
3. Ardennes, Belgium
It is the region in southeast Belgium and many famous valleys present here. This forest has a strategic position that’s why many popular battles fought for this land. A large number of timber trees and minerals found in this land. Some beautiful outdoor activities in Ardennes forest are; cycling, walking and hunting Moreover due to the reason of some famous battles that occurred here, it is one of the famous forests of the world.
2. Congo Rain Forest
The forest is present in central Africa and is considered as the second largest forest in the world. The land is very rainy and the river present in this forest is Congo river also the river is the second largest in the world. Nature has gifted an amazing environment. Congo forest is fortunately rich in biodiversity that’s why many unique species are present in this forest. Animals like gorilla, bonobos, elephant, okapi, giraffe and black color monkeys are present here. The interesting fact about plants in Congo rainforest is that they are using in the treatment of cancer. The common trees present in Congo are teak trees. It is one of the famous forests of the world as it fulfills the needs of the democratic republic of Congo.
1. The Amazon Forests, Brazil
Amazon forest is the largest rainforest and the name Amazon forest is due to the world’s largest river, that flows into it. Importance of Amazon forests is that almost 20% of earth’s oxygen is produced by Amazon also it is extra rich in the wealth of biodiversity and it is the world of the greatest number of living plants and animals. It is also known as Amazonia. The Large part of Brazil is consist of Amazon. The Amazon river is a sweet home for dolphins, electric eels, pirarucu, dolphins, turtles, manatees etc.