Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Búðafoss

Some 180 m wide waterfall, approximately 2 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0145 N 20.2702 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Suðurland, south from Árnes village, across...

Kashmir sapphire mines: source of the best blue sapphire

The best blue sapphire in the world was found in remote mountains of Kashmir. Were... because now the legendary Kashmir sapphire mines are exhausted...

Leppaluði borehole

Often tourists mix up two hot springs or geysers - the artificial and more active Leppaluði borehole and dormant Grýla - once impressive geyser...

Aouk-Kladuk Underground River

The most powerful known underground river in the world is Aouk-Kladuk Underground River in the Bird's Head Peninsula of New Guinea. Bird's Head Peninsula The western...

Kitum Cave – salt mine of elephants

Some of world's most unusual caves are located at the foot of Mount Elgon. Here, in thick forests among the trees are hidden some...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Kefrida Falls

The beautiful Kefrida falls are known since Roman times and hence comes their name. "Kefrida" is transformed version of "aquae frigida" - cold/icy water. On Kefrida...

Strokkur

Currently Strokkur ("the churn") belongs to the most spectacular geysers on Earth. But not always it has been like this - sometimes around 1900...