Saturday, December 7, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Hyperion

Some people know taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2017 was 115.85 m tall....

Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves

Ice caves in glaciers are rather common. But most of them are not easy to access. Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves can be accessed after...

Salty Dawg Saloon

Bar of wooden logs. structure includes a lighthouse. Walls of Salty Dawg Saloon are pinned with thousands of dollar bills, signed by visitors of...

Russian Bishop’s House

A well preserved and restored example of Russian colonial architecture. Russian Bishop's House is a two floor wooden building and was constructed in 1842...

Miles Glacier Bridge (Million Dollar Bridge)

Million Dollar Bridge or, more officially - Miles Glacier Bridge - is a 470 m long railway bridge which was built in 1910. This...

HAARP Research Station, Alaska

Ionospheric research facility - high-power radio frequency transmitter which is able to excite the ionosphere above it. HAARP Research Station is a subject of...

Fourth Avenue Theatre

Movie theater in Art Deco style, built in 1941 - 1947. Valuable interiors with silver and gold murals. Location, GPS coordinates: 61.21833 N 149.89451 W Categories: Operas, theatres...

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel (Whittier Tunnel)

Anton Andersen Memorial Tunnel or Whittier Tunnel is 4.1 km long tunnel - the second longest highway tunnel and the longest combined road and...

Ukivok Stilt Village

Abandoned Inupiat village on inhospitable cliff side. Houses in Ukivok were built on stilts above the sea - an unsettling sight. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.96171 N...

Shishmaref

Village on a small, low lying island in Chukchi Sea. This traditional Inupiaq village is suffering from global warming - the sea is washing...