Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Wonders of Africa

Most interesting wonders in Africa

Pointe au Sel Blowhole (Le Souffleur)

This blowhole has formed on an old lava flow from the Piton des Neiges. Usually it creates some meters tall fountain but during the...

Hummock Point Blowhole

Impressive, a bit slanted blowhole in lava beds at the sea. Location, GPS coordinates: 7.9172 S 14.32852 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Africa, Ascension Island, north-eastern part, at...

Blowhole at Port St Johns

Very impressive blowhole which hits a nice, up to 20 m high fountain. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.64988 S 29.52782 E Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Africa, South Africa, East...

Le Souffleur in Mauritius

Blowhole in volcanic cliffs. It "works" only at certain weather conditions - but then the water shoots up to 15 - 18 m high....

Nabro Volcano

Impressive, 2,218 m tall (before the eruption) stratovolcano which was considered to be extinct until it erupted unexpectedly in 13 June 2011. There might...

Mount Nyamuragira

Africa's most active volcano, 3,058 m high. This volcano has erupted 30 times since 1880. As a result, it produces the major part of...

Woodhouse Falls

Somehow the beautiful Woodhouse Falls are unlucky. At least for some visitors. Nevertheless, this is a fine waterfall, a popular bathing place for locals. Description...

Karkloof Falls

Most tourists know about the nearby Howick Falls but even more impressive are the Karkloof Falls. It is not quite clear how high are Karkloof...

Howick Falls

In the Midlands near Pietermaritzburg can be found quite many nice waterfalls but the best known are Howick Falls. Description of Howick Falls This waterfall is...

Ruacana Falls

There are times when Ruacana Falls on the border of Namibia and Angola is one of the world's most impressive waterfalls. During the floods,...