Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

The Pinnacles (Nambung)

Desert, filled with amazing limestone formations - pinnacles which rise up to 3.5 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.6013 S 115.1581 E Categories: Rock formations, Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Daepyeong

A prehistoric settlement, inhabited in the time period between 3500 BC and 500 AD, one of the earliest permanent settlements in this region of...

Montezuma Castle

Very well preserved cliff dwelling, built by Sinagua people around 700 AD and occupied until 1400 AD. Occasional religious ceremonies take place here up...

Sima Humboldt and Sima Martel

Enigma of the Mountain of Evil Spirit On the top of the grim, forest covered mountain, in a cave, there is living Evil Spirit, hunting...

Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the best known and most interesting archaeological landmarks in Armenia is Karahunj, often called Zorats Karer. Most likely this is settlement and...

Crveno Jezero – Red Lake

The largest and, as it seems, the most impressive karst formation in Dinaric Alps is Crveno Jezero - one of the largest sinkholes of...

Indecision Creek

A stream with waterfalls which flows down from Mount Chiginagak volcano. Indecision Creek is very acidic, with pH of 1.2, its water has sulfuric...

Blencoe Falls

Waterfall with several cascades. The upper one is very impressive, 90 m tall plunge and then come numerous slides and smaller falls with a...

Efri-Austurheiðarfoss

A nice, small waterfall, several meters high which can be admired while walking on Skaftafell tourist trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0275 N 16.9605 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Toilet Bowl in Oahu

Large hole in the rocks. With each wave, the level in this hole rises and then falls again through a cave. During storms here...