Thursday, July 2, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Big Wally – Wallowa Lake Monster

Many reports, including legends of native people about enormous, manatee-like animal, which is up to 15 m long. The elongated lake is 5.6 km...

Crater Lake (Oregon)

A round, beautiful lake in caldera of Mount Mazuma volcano. The caldera is 655 m deep and formed geologically recently: 7,700 years ago when...

Fort Rock

An unusual landmark - tufa ring which rises 105 m above the surrounding plain. The diameter of this formation is around 1,360 m. Location, GPS...

Landmarks of Illinois

Most interesting landmarks of Illinois Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Illinois. Natural landmarks Cave-In-Rock - Hardin County. Enormous, shallow cave...

Pomona Natural Bridge

A beautiful, impressive natural bridge which has formed in sandstone rock. It is 27.4 m wide and only 2.4 m wide. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.64882 N...

Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet

Gorgeous movie theatre building in Neo-Baroque style, built in 1926. Now it is used for musicals and standup comedies. The theatre is considered to...

Illinois State Capitol

One of the most prominent state capital buildings in the United States. This ornate house was constructed in 1868 and is 110 m tall...

Coronado Theatre

A beautiful, very ornate theatre which was built in 1927 and designed by Frederic J. Klein. This unusually splendid building is a pride of...

Old Cahokia Courthouse

The oldest existing European structure in Illinois. This wooden building was constructed by the French-Canadians and has served as a courthouse and also -...

Fort de Chartres

Partly reconstructed historical fortress. Initially, it was built by the French in 1720 on the bank of the Mississippi River. Fort served as the...