Sunday, January 12, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Thomas Farm Site

One of the richest finds of Miocene (18 million years ago) land animal fossils in the world. Here have been found remnants of rhinoceroses,...

Page-Ladson prehistory site

Rich find of prehistoric fossils of animals and artifacts left by people 12,500 – 10,500 BC. Here were found bones of animals living at...

Warm Mineral Springs

An enormous spring of warm mineral water with healing properties. This is one of the candidates for the legendary "Fountain of Youth" in Florida....

Little Salt Spring

Water filled, 61 m deep sinkhole. At the depth of 3 m, the water becomes anoxic. Thanks to this in the sinkhole – spring...

De Leon Springs

Large sulfur spring, discharging 880 l/s of water. Surroundings inhabited since 8000 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.1343 N 81.36277 W Categories: Springs, Mineral springs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Alapaha Rise

The largest single spring in the United States, with a discharge of 22,700 l/s. This is a rise of submerged river. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.43872 N...

Lake Jackson

Shallow, 12 km long lake with two sinkholes in it. This lake has disappeared underground four times since 1907. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.52702 N 84.32219 W Categories: Lakes...

Falling Waters Sink

The tallest waterfall in Florida. It is active only during wet season when a stream falls in 35 m deep and 6.5 m wide...

Devil’s Den in Florida

Devil's Den is a karst window. Here through a narrow opening opens a view on large subterranean river. In thi ssinkhole were found remains...

Beacon Woods – Wayne’s World System

Long underwater cave system under a built-up area. The total length of explored passages is 18,289 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.36857 N 82.69363 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? North...