Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Carnarvon Gorge

Spectacular, some 30 km long gorge, which is up to 600 m deep. A sacred place, rich with Aboriginal art and ancient burial sites. Location,...

Agate House Pueblo

Abandoned prehistoric settlement, almost exclusively built from petrified wood. Pueblo had eight rooms, inhabited in 900 - 1200 AD. Partly reconstructed. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.80511 N...

Lakes and streams

Outstanding and unique lakes, bays and streams around the world Below are listed selected unique lakes, sea bays and rivers of the world. These natural...

Troy Spring

The powerful Troy Spring is located in a somewhat pristine area and is one of most beautiful of the great springs of Florida. Description The spring...

Lawn Hill Gorge

Picturesque gorge with red-orange sandstone cliffs, up to 60 m deep. Lawn Hill Creek, which flows through it, forms lakes in the gorge. There...

Mount Cleveland

This near symmetrical stratovolcano is 1 730 m high. Mount Cleveland is almost constantly active. Nearby from the sea rise several more symmetrical volcanic cones...

Maelifell

Unusual and picturesque volcano - a moss covered cone which rises 200 m above from the grey lava fields. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.7995 N 18.9379 W Categories: Volcanoes Values: Geology,...

Havasu Canyon

Side canyon of the tributary of Grand Canyon. Havasu canyon is very spectacular due to light blue color of lime-rich spring water, what contrasts...

Goby Lake

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Boka Pistol

One of the spectacular bokas or narrow inlets. As the wave reaches it, it shoots the water backward in the air with a great...