There are thousands of wonders in the world
Wondermondo is a unique site about the wonders of the world. Here are descriptions of 1 943 wonders of the world (see here – what is a wonder). In articles are listed approximately 10 000 more.
10 latest wonders
January 08, 2024
The gorgeous Lake Mashu is one of the cleanest lakes in the world. This legendary lake in the caldera of a volcano is located in a pristine area without any settlements or houses near it.
January 06, 2024
One of the most spectacular floating islands is the island in El Ojo Lake (The Eye) near Buenos Aires. The diameter of this circular island exceeds 100 m and it occupies most of the surface of the similarly circular lake.
December 29, 2023
At the St Mary Church in Llanfaredd (Wales) grows a giant yew tree. Its trunk has a circumference of 9.22 m.
December 27, 2023
Over the pathway towards the old St Mary’s Church in South Hayling tilts a giant yew tree. This ancient tree hollowed out and now has divided into several trunks that all together have a circumference of 10.06 m.
December 27, 2023
At first, the small Olupites Waterfall seems to be just another small Latvian waterfall. But it has an interesting feature: a swallet. Part of the river disappears in a hollow shortly before the main fall.
December 23, 2023
A giant yew tree grows at the All Saints’ Church in Loose. This is a well-known and beloved tree that may predate the church and, possibly, marks a more ancient sacred site. This is a ghost site as well!
December 16, 2023
One of the largest yew trees in the United Kingdom is the yew at Llanafan Fawr St Afan’s Church. Its trunk has divided into several parts but at the ground level it has a single trunk with a circumference of 10.16 m.
December 11, 2023
Some of the most impressive yew trees in the United Kingdom are two ancient yews at Ulcombe Church. Contrary to most of the giant yew trees, these two trees have compact, massive boles with circumferences of 10.03 m and 9.64 m.
December 6, 2023
Today just a few smaller trunks remain of the ancient yew next to the St. George’s Church in Clun. Nevertheless, these small trees belong to a very ancient, once enormous yew, that, most likely, is significantly older than the church.
December 2, 2023
Around the medieval St. Mary’s Church in Ystradfellte grow six enormous, ancient yew trees. One of them in the past was especially large – circumference around its separated trunks now is 10.67 m.
February 19, 2024
This category includes the most impressive glacial landforms in the world. Glaciations, especially the Last Glacial Period shaped the current landscape in many regions of the world, leaving countless interesting landmarks. The most impressive, though, are glaciers themselves.
January 21, 2024
This category includes such categories of natural wonders as geothermal fields, fumaroles, geysers, thermal springs, spring travertine formations and volcanoes.
January 12, 2024
A lot of factors make geothermal fields unusual: heat, colors, noises, unusual landforms, rare minerals and unique species. Most of geothermal fields have formed along the borders of tectonic plates and in volcanic hotspots.
January 1, 2024
There are numerous giant yew trees in the churchyards in the United Kingdom. These trees are a part of the cultural landscape, a beautiful accent in the rich scenery of Britain. This article is an attempt to list the largest of them.
November 30, 2023
This category includes most unusual and interesting fumaroles of the world: openings in the ground (also under the water) where heated gases and vapors are emitted.
October 17, 2023
Unique landmarks of Florida are its magnificent, powerful springs. In this article are reviewed the largest of them – first magnitude springs of Florida whose mean discharge exceeds 100 cubic feet (2,832 liters) per second.
August 8, 2023
This article is a honest attempt to find the oldest known churches in the world – 10 oldest churches in the world and even more churches that, according to legends, might be even older!
May 30, 2023
This article lists 10 oak trees with the largest girth in Latvia – 10 inspiring and unspeakably gorgeous wonders of nature. Author visited all of them and each of these encounters brought much happiness.