Saturday, June 6, 2020

Devils Postpile

Cliff of very well-formed columnar basalt. This cliff resembles a heap of vertically placed piles. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.62448 N 119.08457 W Categories: Rock formations, Rock spires Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Bodie

Remarkably well preserved ghost town, developed during the Californian gold rush in 1876. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.21154 N 119.01261 W Categories: Abandoned cities and towns Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Stahl House No 22

A masterpiece of minimalist design for private houses. Constructed in 1959, with its architecture well ahead of the time. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.10052 N 118.37016 W Categories: Family...

Eames House

An early example of modern architecture. This private house was constructed in 1949, designed by its owners Charles and Ray Eames. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.03012 N...

Mono Lake

Lake with alkaline water and characteristic, eerie tufa towers. Lake has an unusual, very productive ecosystem, which includes also the unique bacteria GFAJ-1, which...

Hyperion (tree)

Some people know taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2017 was 115.85 m tall....

Top 10 locations of California poppy meadows

List of 10 meadows Wondermondo has listed some of the most gorgeous California poppy meadows below, in alphabetic order. 1. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve This could be...

Landmarks of California

Most interesting landmarks of California Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of California. Natural landmarks of California Cliff formations Devils Postpile - a...

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'...

Yosemite Horsetail Fall

Images of Yosemite Horsetail Fall create a sensation in social networks almost every year. For a few days in a year in February it...