Saturday, July 4, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Tres Zapotes

Important center of the ancient Olmec culture, founded around 1000 BC and flourished in 900 – 800 BC. Here have been found such unique...

La Venta

Impressive achievement of ancient urban planning, art, and architecture, one of the important centers of the ancient Olmec culture. Occupied since 1200 BC and...

San Lorenzo

The largest city in Mesoamerica in 1200 – 900 BC, a major center of Olmec culture. Important ceremonial center with extensive, elevated central part...

Sumidero Canyon

Very impressive canyon with giant abrupt cliffs rising above the Grijalva River. Unusual geological formations. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8389 N 93.0735 W Categories: Canyons and ravines Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Parícutin

Newly born volcano which appeared in cornfield in 1943 and grew 336 m tall over one year, finally achieving height of 424 m in...

Citlaltépetl (Pico de Orizaba)

The most prominent mountain between Colombia and Yukon, 5,636 m high stratovolcano. The 7th topographically most prominent mountain in the world. Contains permanent snow. Location,...

Hierve el Agua

One of the highest single travertine terraces formed by thermal springs. This bright white stone "waterfall" is 12 - 30 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8655...

Piedra Volada (Piedra Bolada)

The tallest waterfall in Mexico is Piedra Volada (Piedra Bolada). This is a breathtaking, 453 m tall waterfall with a single plunge. For the...

Basaseachic Falls

The third highest waterfall in Mexico, 246 m tall free falling plunge located in gorgeous natural setting. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.1742 N 108.2122 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Agua Azul Waterfalls

One of world's largest systems of limestone terraces is Agua Azul Waterfalls in Chiapas, Mexico. Here Xanil River descends from a steep hill, over...