Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

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...

Badrinath temple

One of holiest Hindu shrines, devoted to god Vishnu. Built in the 9th century AD. Ornate, brightly painted shrine with hot sulphur springs below...

Auldbrass Plantation

Historical plantation at Combahee River. The main complex of buildings was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940-1951. The original architecture has been well...

Old Bottle Butt

The stoutest known red bloodwood (Corymbia gummifera), circumference 17.5 m (16.3 m?), height 52 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.5276 S 152.7437 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, 1,840 km². Contains dunes up to 24 metres high, tall rainforest growing at elevations up to 200...

Devil’s Den in Florida

Devil's Den is a karst window. Here through a narrow opening opens a view on large subterranean river. In thi ssinkhole were found remains...

Key Gompa

This monastery could be founded in the middle of the 11th century. The buildings of the monastery cover a steep hill, thus creating a...

Walter Gale House

A private house of Walter H. Gale, a comparatively modest but charming family house. It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and constructed in...

Baulufoss (Hveragerdi)

Some 3 m tall and approximately 15 m wide waterfall near the centre of Hveragerði town. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0111 N 21.1877 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...

Dalhousie Springs

A group of up to 60 powerful thermal springs at the fringe of desert. Temperature of water reaches 38 - 43 degrees C. Total...