The Final Frontiers:  8 of the Last Places Humans Explored on Earth

 May 19th , 2024

Team LTG

Deepest point in the ocean, reached by a submersible – a dark, crushing abyss. 

Mariana Trench (1960) 

Neil Armstrong's "giant leap for mankind" marked our first step onto another celestial body. 

Moon (1969)

Tallest unclimbed mountain, deliberately off-limits to respect local beliefs. 

Gangkhar Puensum, Bhutan (Unclimbed)

Only a handful of people have visited this extreme environment in the deepest part of the Mariana Trench. 

Challenger Deep (2019)

The world's largest cave, explored in recent decades. Its own weather system inside! 

Son Doong Cave, Vietnam (1991)

Home to isolated indigenous groups, contact is limited to protect them from outside influence. 

Vale do Javari, Brazil (Ongoing)

Lakes trapped beneath miles of ice, drilled into to study their unique ecosystems. 

Antarctica's Subglacial Lakes (1996)

Scientific expeditions continue to uncover hidden valleys and lakes beneath the ice. 

Greenland's Ice Sheet (Various expeditions)