Saturday, July 4, 2020

Wonders by countries

Most interesting wonders by countries and other territories.

Gruta de las Canicas

The floor of Gruta de las Canicas is covered with some 200 millions of cave pearls - sparkling white or with a marble texture. This...

Sistema Sac Actún

World's largest known underwater cave system. Since the discovery of a connecting passage to Dos Ojos system this is the second-longest cave in the...

Sistema Ox Bel Ha

One of the world's largest known underwater cave systems, total explored length - 270.1 km. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.1625 N 87.4806 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...

Loltun Cave

The enormous Loltun Cave in Yucatan is a well-known tourist destination. It has lots of values: here have been found bones of extinct animals,...

Oxtotitlán

Cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6642 N 99.1547 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology Rating: Where is located? North...

Juxtlahuaca

A cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.4392 N 99.1594 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Cuatrociénegas Valley (Cuatro Ciénegas Valley)

An unusual part of Chihuahua desert with thousands of geothermal spring pools. Extremely high biodiversity including more than 70 endemic species not found outside...

Lake Alchichica

Unique maar lake with high level of endemism, especially noted due to rare stromatolites met only in few locations around the world. Endemic salamander...

Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral

The largest and oldest cathedral in Americas, built in lush Renaissance and Baroque style in 1573 - 1813. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.4340 N 99.1332 W Categories: Churches Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where...