Sunday, July 21, 2019

Wonders of North America

Most interesting wonders in North America.

Find of Olmec blue jadeite, Río El Tambor

Mines of the legendary Olmec blue jadeite were elusive. Only in 1998 - 2000 in Guatemala were found some locations of this unique stone....

Volusia Blue Spring

The giant Volusia Blue Spring is an unusual natural landmark. The deep blue-green basin over this spring seems to be cut with a knife...

Homosassa Springs Group

The beautiful Homosassa Springs draw a wealth of visitors - and there is a lot to see here! But the story of these springs...

Chassahowitzka Springs

An unusual natural monument is the group of the mighty Chassahowitzka Springs in Florida. Some of these springs have created natural limestone bridges and...

Halemaumau Crater with lava lake, Kilauea

It is possible that Kilauea is the most active volcano in the world. The caldera at the summit of this volcano until recent times...

Hunter Spring

There are two 1st magnitude springs in King's Bay - Hunter Spring and King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). Hunter spring is somewhat less impressive but nevertheless,...

Tarpon Hole (King’s Spring)

One of the best places to observe manatees is around the King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). This is a very powerful, subaquatic spring which can...

Gainer Springs

Some of the most pristine of the large springs of Florida are Gainer Springs. If one wants to admire this wonder of nature: take...

Troy Spring

The powerful Troy Spring is located in a somewhat pristine area and is one of most beautiful of the great springs of Florida. Description The spring...

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...