Saturday, October 24, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Elowah Falls

A beautiful 65 m tall waterfall with a single plunge. It falls over a rock overhang. Location, GPS coordinates: 45.61195 N 121.99468 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Toketee Falls

Waterfall of unusual beauty. It has two closely located cascades with a total height of 37 meters. The lower plunge falls over a columnar...

Tumalo Falls

Impressive, 27 m tall waterfall. The waterfall is comparatively wide and has a single plunge. Location, GPS coordinates: 44.03391 N 121.56692 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Salt Creek Falls

Beautiful 87 m tall waterfall. It hits the rock in the upper part but then falls freely through air over the rock overhang. Location, GPS...

Latourell Falls

Beautiful, 76 m tall waterfall. It falls with a single plunge over an basalt overhang. In the basalt are well visible columnar formations. Location, GPS...

Little Crater Lake

Impressive, deep blue spring lake. The lake is 14 m deep and could be formed as a maar: due to groundwater explosion caused by...

Devils Churn

A narrow sea bay - collapsed sea cave. This narrow gorge has been shaped by the sea waves and today at high water and...

Lava Cast Forest

Here some 6,000 years ago lava poured in a forest and as the molten stone surrounded the trunks of trees, it preserved the molds...

Oneonta Gorge

Impressive gorge in basalt rocks, more than 30 m deep and some 470 m long. At the far end are the 30 m tall...

Lava River Cave (Oregon)

Impressive, 1,588 m long lava cave, the largest in Oregon. Rediscovered in 1889 but obsidian flakes testify the earlier discovery of the caves by...