Monday, June 1, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Oregon Caves

Beautiful show caves which were discovered in 1874. Caves have formed in marble and through the cave system flows a river - River Styx....

Sea Lion Caves

A system of enormous sea caves with up to 38 m tall ceiling. Here lives a group of Steller's sea lions - during the...

Borax Lake

Thermal lake which is fed by hot springs. The temperature of the lake surface is between 16 and 38 degrees C and also higher....

Mickey Hot Springs

Geothermal field with thermal springs and mudpots. The hottest springs are boiling. Here have existed also intermittent springs. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.67851 N 118.34823 W Categories: Geothermal fields,...

Steel Bridge (Portland)

A double decker truss bridge which was constructed in 1912. This bridge has a complex vertical lift which rises the double decker system from...

Hawthorne Bridge

A historical truss bridge, constructed in 1910. It has a vertical lift which operates up to this day, rising a section of bridge from...

St. Johns Bridge

A beautiful steel suspension bridge, constructed in 1931. The bridge towers have unusual Neo-Gothic forms. Bridge is 630 m long, the main span is...

Pittock Mansion

A prominent private mansion which was constructed in 1909 - 1914. This French Rennaisance style chateau has 46 rooms. Around the house are famous...

John Jacob Astor Hotel

Historic former hotel building, constructed in Art Deco style in 1922 - 1923. Using the height of the 8th-floor high hotel, here was set...

Astoria – Megler Bridge

The longest continuous truss bridge in the United States. This 6.55 km long bridge was constructed in 1962-1966 across Columbia River. The longest span...