Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Cozumel Blowholes

Two blowholes in lava fields. Usually the fountains are not too powerful and visitors often love to stand in them. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.37468 N 86.88159...

El Bufadero

Blowhole with an impressive, slanted fountain. Its fountain can be more than 10 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.73791 N 96.12772 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

La Bufadora

Magnificent and very noisy blowhole which can be more than 30 m high (above the sea level). Location, GPS coordinates: 31.72407 N 116.72296 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Tehuacan stone snakes (tecuates)

Unusual and impressive travertine formations. These formations mark the lime deposits of ancient channels. The soil has weathered away leaving the hardened lime as...

Magdalena Opal mines

The find of the near-unique lloviznando opal - variety of opal with a near transparent, light blue color and phenomenal play of colors. Finds...

Chicxulub crater

An ancient impact crater, with a diameter more than 180 km. One of the largest impact craters on Earth. It was shaped 65 million...

Ixtlán de los Hervores geothermal field

Geothermal field, where earlier used to be up to 14 geysers (it is possible that few still exist near Salitre village). Now here are...

Comanjilla Hot Springs

A group of hot springs, formerly - geysers. At the early 20th century the tallest of the 11 geysers - Geyser Humboldt - reached...

Santa María del Agua de Landa

The last of the five gorgeous Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1760 - 1768. Church has elaborate, sumptuous façade which has been...

San Francisco del Valle de Tilaco

The best preserved of the five Franciscan missions in Sierra Gorda, built in 1744 - 1762. Church has a sumptuous façade influenced by the...