Friday, September 21, 2018

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

Coober Pedy dugouts

The best opals in the world are mined in the central part of South Australia. For some 100 years here exists Coober Pedy -...

Palm Valley, Northern Territory

There are no palms in the extensive deserts of central Australia... except for Palm Valley and some places near it. This small, picturesque valley...

Bisi Falls (Wasi falls)

The most impressive falls in Papua New Guinea are Bisi Falls - the largest of Wasi Falls. Main part of this magnificent waterfall is...

Mount Bosavi Crater

One of the most inaccessible parts of New Guinea is Mount Bosawi. This enormous mountain rises tall above the surrounding rainforest. Forests near its...

North-West Eifuku Champagne Vent

Only some decades ago it was discovered that at some submarine volcanoes can be found hot springs which emit liquid carbon dioxide. Best known...

Banyan in Lomteuheakal

In Lomteuheakal village is located a giant and beautiful banyan tree which has one of the thickest trunks in the world. Circumference of this...

Giant Tingle Tree

In the southern part of Western Australia is found unique subtropical forest - Valley of the Giants. Here grow some of the largest trees...

Wolfe Creek crater

Wolfe Creek crater is one of the most impressive impact craters on Earth, sometimes compared to the most impressive one - Meteor crater (Barringer...

Veevers crater

One of best preserved impact craters on Earth is Veevers Crater. This crater in remote part of Western Australia was noticed by specialists only...