Monday, May 20, 2019

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...

Giant Forest, California

Western side of Sierra Nevada mountains in California has some of the most unusual ecosystems in the world: forest of giant sequoias - world'...

Multnomah Falls

There are numerous waterfalls in Oregon but one stands out - the gorgeous Multnomah Falls. This waterfall is very tall - the tallest cascade falls...

Hyperion

There are known taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2015 was 115.66 m tall. Tallest...