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The Preikestolen

Preikestolen or Prekestolen, often known as "The Pulpit Rock," "Pulpit," or "Preacher's Chair," is a popular tourist destination in Norway's Rogaland county. A precipitous cliff called Preikestolen rises 604 meters (1,982 feet) above Lysefjorden. There is an almost level top of the cliff that is around 25 by 25 meters (82 feet by 82 feet). Preikestolen is situated on the fjord's northern bank, close to its western portion. Is there still time to see one of the most well-known tourist attractions in Norway? A concerning break in the well-known cliff near Stavanger may be enlarging, according to reports. Since the 1930s, scientists have been aware of the crack; a few years ago, bolts were inserted into the granite to allow for the monitoring of any changes. Preikestolen is a famous hiking site that rises 604 meters above the Lysefjord and welcomed almost 300,000 tourists per year. Geologists reported that the crack has grown in size f

Massive Crocodiles in Africa

With the surfacing of the video of a giant croc online, it elicited memories of Gustave, Africa's biggest crocodile. Gustave has eaten over 300 people from the banks of the Ruzizi River and the northern shores of Lake Tanganyika in Burundi. It weighs in at approximately 900kg. There have been several attempts made to capture and kill it since the 1990s. This is evident as Its body has three bullet wounds. In Zimbabwe, another Giant croc was captured and killed in 2010, its size was massive. Villagers posed for a photo with the giant dead crocodile.