Friday, December 13, 2019

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Bigfoot Cave

An enormous cave, 20 km long and up to 367 m deep. This cave is very challenging to its explorers. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.57 N 123.21...

Wapama Falls

Enormous, 329 m tall waterfall with three drops. At high water the torrent floods the passage at the base of falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.96613 N...

Captain Jack Sparrow tree

Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) with a diameter of 8.9 m. This is the largest (by trunk diameter) redwood which is announced...

Yosemite Valley

Up to 914 m deep, glacier carved cleft in granite rocks. Very impressive landscape. A site of mass tourism with more than 4 million...

Trona Pinnacles

Group of more than 500 tufa spires rising from the bed of dry Searles Lake. Spires are up to 43 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.61743...

Tenaya Canyon

Deep, dramatic-looking canyon. Approximately 16 km long. Walking in the canyon is dangerous and there are stories about the curse of Chief Tenaya. Location, GPS...

Kings Canyon

Up to 2,500 m deep canyon shaped by glaciers in granite bedrock. Here is located Kings Gate - granite peak with nearly vertical, 610...

El Capitan

Granite monolith with 900 m tall, vertical wall. One of the most challenging climbing routes in the world. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.73327 N 119.63828 W Categories: Rock formations,...

Devils Postpile

Cliff of very well-formed columnar basalt. This cliff resembles a heap of vertically placed piles. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.62448 N 119.08457 W Categories: Rock formations, Rock spires Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Mono Lake

Lake with alkaline water and characteristic, eerie tufa towers. Lake has an unusual, very productive ecosystem, which includes also the unique bacteria GFAJ-1, which...