Articles by the type of wonders
In this article are listed 10 unique gemstone finds. Each of these locations is the only place in the world where is mined a certain, rare gemstone.
Here is presented a unique list of blowholes in Hawaii.
Here are listed all the blowholes of Australia known to Wondermondo. Please, if you know some more – let me know!
The number of lava lakes in the world changes. In October 2019 we have seven existing lava lakes on Earth. Three more existed for a longer time in the recent past. Besides this, since the year 2000 short-lived lava lakes and lava ponds existed in 11 more places. Wondermondo has listed them all in this article.
Some of the world’s most popular geysers are located in Iceland. But few know about ALL active geysers in Iceland. According to Wondermondo, currently (2019) in Iceland could be around 20 – 29 active geysers. This publication lists also some 38 other places where geysers have existed in the past or features, which are similar to geysers but are not genuine geysers.
There are places on our planet where unusual, gorgeous blue gemstones can be found. Wondermondo proudly presents a list of 10 such finds around the world.
This article lists 10 most impressive waterfalls in the world. Of course, lists like this are subjective – the magnificence and attractiveness of waterfalls cannot be measured and each can have its own criteria – but… let’s see Wondermondo’s version!
Hawaiian islands have many waterfalls. In fact, the word “many” here is not exactly in place: there are few places in the world with THAT many waterfalls as Hawaiian islands.
This article lists the ten greatest Hawaiian waterfalls.
There are rare locations in the world, where one can experience unique, highly unusual meteorological events.
In this article you will see a unique list of 10 such locations.
This is a list of 10 most impressive meteorite craters on Earth. All of these are visible craters that are not covered with sediments, not too eroded and still deep enough to look like craters.
This list includes all scientifically confirmed impact craters on Earth by February 2020: 190 impact structures.
This list includes 10 enormous waterfalls of Guyana. Wondermondo can not assert that these are the largest falls in this country – but each of these falls is very impressive!
The table in this article lists some 70 impressive waterfalls of Guyana but it is very far from being complete.
Extreme weather conditions happen in different places of the world but there are very few places on Earth where extreme weather conditions are present frequently or even all the time.
The article includes a unique list of 10 such locations.
The giant sinkholes of Earth belong to the most impressive natural landmarks.
Wondermondo offers a unique list of 10 largest sinkholes of the world – deepest, most capacious and most unusual ones.
In the article are listed locations with geysers, extinct (or may be – dormant?) geysers, perpetual spouters and cold water geysers of Africa.
Volcanoes, rain, and ocean in the north-eastern part of the beautiful Hawaiian island of Molokai have created one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world.
The island is rich with wonderful, unusually tall waterfalls and the article lists 12 of the most impressive ones.
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.
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.
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.
Many forests of the world are unusual but some are just without analogs. This article is about some of the most unusual ones.
This is a list of the 10 largest – in fact, stoutest – known species of trees in the world. These trees have the largest circumference of their trunks.
This is a list of the 10 tallest known species of trees in the world. Or, rather – the 10 tallest known species of trees in the world.
Wondermondo has listed here the world’s tallest trees by champions of species. The list begins with the tallest trees and includes all the known species above the height of 80 m.
Here are listed the world’s largest trees by the circumference of the champions of species. Circumference and diameter, if not stated otherwise, were measured at 1.3 – 1.5 m height.
In this article are listed the 10 most gorgeous California poppy meadows.
In the article are listed 10 most amazing historical rock-cut temples in India. Each of these landmarks represents an unbelievable achievement of ancient artists and artisans.
A rich cultural heritage spanning thousands of years, Indian art’s origins can be traced back to Indian cave paintings and rock-cut structures that reflect the ingenuity and skill of their masters. This article lists the best known of the famous Indian cave paintings.
This article is a honest attempt to find the oldest known churches in the world, trying to seep through the concepts of word “church”, legends and archaeological uncertainties.
Italy has been the powerhouse of European art and architecture. Here are located many of the world’s most beautiful buildings that have been replicated and copied all around the world. This article lists the greatest churches in Italy.
There are places on Earth that are unique – the absolute natural wonders of the world. This article lists 40 such places – unusual locations with natural phenomena that are not found anywhere else.