2 - THE SEVEN STRONG MEN ROCK FORMATIONS From Wikipedia: "The Manpupuner rock formations (Man-Pupu-Nyer; Мань-Пупу-нёр) or the Seven Strong Men Rock Formations or Poles of the Komi Republic are a set of 7 gigantic abnormally shaped stone pillars located north of the Ural mountains in the Troitsko-Pechorsky District of the Komi Republic. These monoliths are around 30 to 42 m high and jut out of a hilly plateau formed through the weathering effects of ice and winds."
"Columns of Erosion ~ Komi Republic of Russia..which are also known as Manpupuner. They are considered amongst the most mysterious attractions of the world. Locals refer to them as the “7 Strong Men” even as scientists try to explain these gigantic tower-like structures - with heights that reach up to 42 meters - that seem to have sprouted out of nowhere on the flat plateau. The site is hard to reach but once again, totally worth your time as well as you