Thursday, March 19, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves

Ice caves in glaciers are rather common. But most of them are not easy to access. Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves can be accessed after...

Voltzberg

The little known upper reaches of Coppename River are covered with virgin tropical forest. In several locations above the rainforest rise dark grey giants...

The highest Tasmanian blue gum – lucky survivor

The highest known Tasmanian blue gum - Neeminah Loggorale Meena - currently is almost enclosed by clearcut (look at Google Earth map). Happily in...

Cabo Girão

Prominent cliff face which rises up to 589 m high directly from the ocean. Cliff is some 3 km wide. At the foot of...

The 94.1 m tall Shorea faguetiana in Danum Valley

The race to find the tallest tropical trees is on and one after another we learn about new discoveries. In November 2016 there was...

Benitoite Gem Mine (California State Gem Mine)

Benitoite if one of the brightest, rarest and most expensive gemstones in the world. Stones of gem quality are found only in one location...

Pu’uka’oku Falls (Puukaoku Falls)

Some of the highest seaside cliffs in the world are stretching along the northern coast of Moloka'i island. The highest ones are some 4.2...

Geyser of Edo Laki Island, Langano Lake

In the northern part of Langano Lake is located a deep, round bay with an island in the center. This island has different names...

Baboquivari Cave

Sacred cave of Tohono O'Odham people, center of their cosmology. According to their beliefs here lives I'itoi - protector of the people. Nearby are...

Lava River Cave near Flagstaff

The longest lava cave in Arizona, 1.21 km long. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.34215 N 111.83564 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Arizona, Coconino County, Coconino...