Friday, December 14, 2018

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Aldabra – realm of giant tortoises

One of the most outstanding islands in the world is the small Aldabra. The rich and highly unusual ecosystem on this island is governed...

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes

There are many interesting crater lakes around the world and many are exciting natural wonders. Some of the most surprising are the three Kelimutu...

Liang Bua – the cave of the mysterious Homo floresiensis

There happen unusual discoveries but few have been as weird as the sensational finds in the sediments of Liang Bua cave in 2003. Turns...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Ol Doinyo Lengai

There is only one volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava: Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania. This is not just another dry...

Patomskiy Crater

Local people have superstitious fear of this natural mystery - Patomskiy Crater. This place is unusual indeed and up to this time, we do...

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland has formed amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns which...

Oklo Mines – the only natural nuclear reactor

First time when humans launched a nuclear chain reaction was in 1942, in Chicago. But there is one place on Earth where nature itself...

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...