Friday, February 14, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Onion Portage Archaeological District in Alaska

Prehistoric settlement at the caribou migration river crossing point. Onion Portage has been inhabited by numerous cultures from 6500 BC to 1700 AD and...

Landmarks of Wales

Most interesting landmarks of Wales Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Wales. Natural landmarks of Wales Caves Dan yr Ogof - Powys....

Maelifell

Unusual and picturesque volcano - a moss covered cone which rises 200 m above from the grey lava fields. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.7995 N 18.9379 W Categories: Volcanoes Values: Geology,...

Óþerrishola (Otherrishola)

For most of the time Óþerrishola ("rainmaker") seems to be an usual hot spring - a small pool with seemingly endless hole in the...

Ýrufoss

Most power of this once gorgeous waterfall has been taken by hydropowerplant dam (1953) shortly above the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0867 N 21.0077 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

Vernal Fall

A beautiful, 97 m tall, free falling waterfall on Merced River. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.72743 N 119.54378 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, California, Mariposa...

Parshvanatha Temple in Khajuraho

Very ornate Jain temple which was built in 954 AD. Contains magic square with figures. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.8448 N 79.9365 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain shrines Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Hosnies Spring mangroves

Usually mangrove ecosystem develops in shallow sea water. But there exists relict mangrove forest rised by tectonic forces 24 - 37 m above the...

King’s Highway in Maui

This ancient paved foot trail was built in the 16th century, during the reign of King Pi'ilani to promote the trade on the island. Location,...