Saturday, February 9, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Augrabies Falls

An unusual and magnificent monument of nature of South Africa is Augrabies Falls. Here the mighty Orange River (Gariep River) plunges into a chasm,...

Erta Ale

The longest living lava lake in the world is found in the crater of Erta Ale - a very remote volcano in Ethiopia. Visitors...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Benitoite Gem Mine (California State Gem Mine)

Benitoite if one of the brightest, rarest and most expensive gemstones in the world. Stones of gem quality are found only in one location...

Weeki Wachee Springs

There are many giant springs in Florida. Weeki Wachee Springs though are special - more than 70 years here operates unique underwater show of...

Dura-Europos house church

T he oldest known church in the world is Dura-Europos house church. It is not known in which year this large apartment house was...

Popa Falls (Popa Rapids)

In the dry flatlands of the "panhandle" of Namibia - Caprivi Strip - is located an unexpected natural landmark - Popa Falls, a line...

Aouk-Kladuk Underground River

The most powerful known underground river in the world is Aouk-Kladuk Underground River in the Bird's Head Peninsula of New Guinea. Bird's Head Peninsula The western...

Keek sinkhole

Amazing feature of the unique Aouk Underground River is narrow, deep hole through the rainforest and deep in the ground - Keek sinkhole. This deep...

Hafasu Tiankeng

Part of the enormous Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole - Hafasu Tiankeng. Hafasu Tiankeng formed when the ceiling of a cave above the...