Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wonders of Antarctica

Most interesting wonders in Antarctica.

Mount Belinda

One of the few active volcanoes under the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. This volcano rises 1,370 m above sea level. The summit of...

Mawson Peak of Big Ben

Big Ben massif is an active volcano. Its last eruption took place in 2008, but there have been many more eruptions over the last...

Mount Michael

An active volcano on this small, glacier-covered island. Its 0.7 km wide crater contains one of the few active lava lakes in the world....

Mount Erebus – the southernmost active volcano

A large and active volcano in Antarctica should be something unusual. Thus, Mount Erebus is very unusual indeed - it is one of the...

Lake Bonney – lake in Antarctica with laughing gas

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Warren icefall

Next to the gargantuan Airdevronsix icefall is located one more giant icefall - the 920 m wide and 400 m tall Warren icefall. Just like...

Airdevronsix icefalls

You may think that you know all about the greatest natural landmarks of our planet... But have you heard about Airdevronsix icefall - 5...

Blood Falls, Antarctica

In Antarctica there is unusual, orange colored icefall - Blood Falls. This is small opening into unusual ecosystem, which has developed for more than...

Grytviken Church (Whalers Church)

South Georgia might be one of the most beautiful places in the world, but the climate and life in this sub-antarctic island are harsh....

Landmarks of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Most interesting landmarks of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of South Georgia...