Saturday, July 21, 2018

Wonders of North America

Most interesting wonders in North America.

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland there is located amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns...

Giant Forest, California

Western side of Sierra Nevada mountains in California has some of the most unusual ecosystems in the world: forests of giant sequoias - world'...

Multnomah Falls

There are numerous waterfalls in Oregon but one stands out - the gorgeous Multnomah Falls. This waterfall is very tall - the tallest cascade falls...

Virginia Falls (Na’ili Cho)

Among the many wonders in the valley of South Nahanni the most magnificent are the grandiose Virginia Falls. This is one of the most...

Hyperion

There are known taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2015 was 115.66 m tall. Tallest...

Raven’s Tower – tallest Sitka spruce

The tallest known Sitka spruce in the world is Raven Spruce which is 96.7 m (96.68 m) tall. Exact location of this enormous tree is...

Doerner Fir

It is possible that the tallest tree of the world up to the end of 19th century was coast Douglas fir - in 1897...

Tallest Giant Sequoia in Redwood Mountain Grove

Giant sequoias by far are the largest trees of the world by wood volume. But they belong also to the highest trees of the...

Tallest Giant Sequoia in Converse Basin

Giant sequoias by far are the largest trees of the world by wood volume. These trees are very tall and the tallest known specimen...

Cave of the Crystals, Naica

It is possible that entrails of the Earth hide more caves like this - but up to this day Cave of the Crystals is...