Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

Brewarrina fish traps

Impressive and complex system of stone settings serving as a trap for fish. It is possible that these structures have existed here for some...

Jenolan Caves

Possibly the oldest caves in the world – it is determined that the clay sediments of the caves are approximately 340 million years old....

Landmarks of Kermadec Islands

Most interesting landmarks of Kermadec Islands Kermadec Islands are unique due to extreme volcanic and earthquake activity and many endemic species of plants and animals. Volcanoes...

Devil’s Marbles (Karlu Karlu)

An unusual place with rounded, giant granite boulders often standing in seemingly unstable positions. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.5668 S 134.2617 E Categories: Rock formations, Rock spires, Balancing rocks Values: Geology,...

Donna Cave

Donna Cave is 245 m long and up to 41 m deep show cave with nice stalactites and stalagmites, available only under the guidance...

Whitelaw Tree

The largest and also the stoutest shining gum (Eucalyptus nitens H.Deane & Maiden). 57.5 m high, girth 14.9 m, volume 200 m³. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.7558...

Paralana Radioactive Springs

Hot springs with a temperature of 57 degrees C, highly radioactive. The heat could be caused by the natural nuclear fission. Discharge - 16...

Boxhole crater

Well visible impact crater, with a diameter of 170 m. Formed some 5,400 years ago. Location, GPS coordinates: 22.6127 S 135.1953 E Categories: Impact craters Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

Landmarks of Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

Most interesting landmarks of Easter Island Below are listed the most landmarks of Easter Island. Moai and ahu Ahu Akivi - between Hanga Roa and Terevaka. Group...

Ecosystem of Henderson Island

There remains only one atoll in the world which is covered with pristine forest and whose ecology is almost not influenced by humans -...