Sunday, December 8, 2019

Wonders of North America

Most interesting wonders in North America.

Punuk Islands

Large amount of bones - including human bones - are found on Punuk Islands. Bones are washed out in other places and are transported...

Mount Dickey east face

East side of Mount Dickey is a very steep, 1,600 m tall granite wall which rises over a horizontal distance of 800 m. Location, GPS...

Hubbard Glacier

Large, 122 km long glacier which is advancing. Step by step Hubbard Glacier is blocking the outlet of Russel Fjord, causing massive outbursts of...

Find of Aleutian Shield Fern

One of the rare northern endemics in the world. The Aleutian Shield Fern (Polystichum aleuticum) is found only on Adak Island, Mount Reed. In...

Barrerite find at Rocky Pass

Rocky Pass is one of the very few localities in the world where crystals of zeolite mineral - barrerite - are found. Location, GPS coordinates: 56.67...

Nugget Falls

Powerful, 115 m tall and some 30 m wide waterfall which slides down along the cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 58.42706 N 134.5367 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Kasnyku Falls

Some 150 m tall waterfall which flows down along the cliff face. Some 40 m wide. Kasnyku Falls looks very picturesque from the fiord, as...

Falls Point Fall

Some 60 - 80 m tall vertical plunge. Falls Point Fall is one of the rare waterfalls which discharges directly in the sea. Location, GPS...

Cheshnina Falls

Tall waterfall with a high vertical plunge. Cheshnina Falls once started from the base of Cheshnina glacier. Now the glacier has receded from the...

Brooks Falls

Low, some 1.8-2 m tall and approximately 80 - 100 m wide waterfall, which is world famous thanks to a large group of brown...