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Some of the world’s most popular geysers are located in Iceland. But few know about ALL active geysers in Iceland.
This article lists all the known active geysers in Iceland – some 20 – 29 of them. Here are listed also some 38 other places where geysers have existed in the past or features, which are similar to geysers but are not genuine geysers.
Currently thoroughly described 652 unique places (and in short – 541 more places) of the world
7 Most Recent Landmarks
The floor of Gruta de las Canicas is covered with some 200 millions of cave pearls – sparkling white or with marble texture. The mechanism behind the formation of such a tremendous amount of cave pearls is not clear.
The largest and most impressive waterfall on Jeju Island most likely is Cheonjeyeon Waterfall. It forms three impressive cascades over the volcanic basalt.
One of world’s largest systems of limestone terraces is Agua Azul Falls in Chiapas, Mexico. Here Xanil River descends from a steep hill, over the disctance of some six kilometres forming some 500 cascades.
The gorgeous Skógafoss belongs to most popular waterfalls in Iceland and this means something in this country of thousands of waterfalls.
The story of the legendary Agaiambo people is weird and its abrupt end often seems to be impossible. It seems since 1904 there have been no reports about these elusive people. Most likely Agaiambo people have disappeared since then, but… who can be certain about this?
Today the Hveragerði Geothermal Park is somewhat less impressive if compared to other geothermal fields around Hveragerði (Hveragerdi) town – it is “civilized” and geothermal energy over the last decades has “traveled” to some other locations nearby. Some time ago this was different: the center of the present-day Hveragerði was an unusual place with geysers and boiling springs.
Mines of the legendary Olmec blue jadeite were elusive. Only in 1998 – 2000 in Guatemala were found some locations of this unique stone. Some of the richest finds are in the upper reaches of Río El Tambor.
In 2003, software engineer David Miller left his job, family, and friends to fulfill a dream and hike the Appalachian Trail. AWOL on the Appalachian Trail is Miller’s account of this thru-hike along the entire 2,172 miles from Georgia to Maine. On page after page, readers are treated to rich descriptions of the valleys and mountains, the isolation and reverie, the inspiration that fueled his quest, and the life-changing moments that can only be experienced when dreams are pursued.
NatGeo takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Travel to hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization’s world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative architecture.
10 most popular landmarks, September 2019
- Philippines: Salinas Salt Springs
- Georgia: Krubera Cave (Voronya Cave)
- Paraguay: Monday Falls (Saltos del Monday)
- Argentina/Brazil: Iguazu Falls
- Solomon Islands: Kakamora Caves
- India: Jogimara Cave, Sita Bengra Cave – ancient theater
- Russia: Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow
- Republic of the Congo: Lake Tele
- Madagascar: Blue garnets of Bekily
- Cuba: Cathedral of Havana
40 places – unique places with natural phenomena which are not found anywhere else!
Wondermondo has included in this category these places of the world where a larger area of soluble rocks is exposed and water has shaped unusual relief from this rock. And, well, some of these places are VERY unusual!