Saturday, January 25, 2020

Wonders of North America

Most interesting wonders in North America.

Cavernas Las Quarteles, Sistema Zacaton

The unique Sistema Zacatón contains several cave systems and the largest among them is Las Quarteles. Sistema Zacatón is an area with incredible characteristics unparalleled...

San Lorenzo

The largest city in Mesoamerica in 1200 – 900 BC, a major center of Olmec culture. Important ceremonial center with extensive, elevated central part...

Luis Barragán House and Studio

One of the most influential works in contemporary architecture, three story concrete house built in 1948. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4111 N 99.1924 W Categories: Family houses, villas Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...

Lower Myra Falls

There are at least two significant waterfalls on Myra Creek. The more impressive of them is Lower Myra Falls - some 50 m high...

Mexcaltitán

Unique monument of urban planning – man-made island city in shallow lagoon with central, radial planning, resembling a giant wheel in plan. At high...

Great Pyramid of Cholula

World’s largest structure, built in the 3rd century BC – 9th century AD. Base of pyramid is 450 x 450 m, height – 66...

Masaya volcano

Very active and unusual volcano (635 m) with several active craters. One crater contains molten lava, Santiago crater emits large amounts of sulfur dioxide,...

Sistema Sac Actún

World's largest known underwater cave system. Since the discovery of a connecting passage to Dos Ojos system this is the second-longest cave in the...

Teotihuacan

One of the largest ancient cities in the world containing numerous monuments of architecture and art. Established sometime around 200 BC and was abandoned...

Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Wintering habitats of the monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus Linnaeus, 1758). Some trees in Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve are covered with a thick layer of...