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Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania

Ol Doinyo Lengai

There is only one volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava: Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania. This is not just another dry...
Liang Bua cave, Flores, Indonesia

Early human finds

Outstanding finds of early humans and other hominins around the world Below are listed most important and interesting sites around the world where have been...
Patomskiy Crater, Russia

Patomskiy Crater

Local people have superstitious fear of Patomskiy Crater. This unique natural formation is unusual indeed and up to this time it is not clear...
Ikaite columns in Ikka Fjord, Greenland

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland there is located amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns...
Flooded mine in Mounana, Oklo in Gabon

Oklo Mines

First time when humans launched a nuclear chain reaction was in 1942, in Chicago. But there is one place on Earth where nature itself...
Daikoku Sulphur Cauldron at the moment of discovery, Northern Marianas

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. Since the 2005 - 2006 some are...
Usterling Growing Rock, Bavaria

Usterling Growing Rock (Johannisfelsen)

Sometimes humans can help the nature in creation of its wonders and Usterling Growing Rock in Bavaria is one of such cases. Thanks to...
Lake Bonney from satellite, Antarctica. Inscription "Lake Bonney" is on the eastern lobe.

Lake Bonney

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...
Giant Forest with General Sherman tree - the largest tree in the world in the centre

Giant Forest, California

Western side of Sierra Nevada mountains in California has some of the most unusual ecosystems in the world: forests of giant sequoias - world'...
Grand Prismatic Spring, United States, Wyoming

Types of wonders

Table of categories The list of the categories of world's wonders currently includes 120 categories in 4 levels. It is not complete so far and...