Friday, May 24, 2019

Wonders of North America

Most interesting wonders in North America.

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...

Weeki Wachee Springs

There are many giant springs in Florida. Weeki Wachee Springs though are special - more than 70 years here operates unique underwater show of...

Niagara Falls

No doubts - one of the greatest waterfalls in the world is Niagara Falls. Even if there is some tendency to belittle this magnificent...

Hypersaline lakes beneath the Devon Ice Cap

Two very unusual lakes were discovered under the thick ice of Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic in 2018. These lakes, most likely, are...

Cenote Angelita or… “The Nightmare”

The lake in Cenote Angelica is not entirely unique but nevertheless no other place in the world has brought such impressive sights and images....