Monday, July 16, 2018

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Early human finds

Outstanding finds of early humans and other hominins around the world Below are listed most important and interesting sites around the world where have been...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. Since the 2005 - 2006 some are...

Lake Bonney

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Giant Forest, California

Western side of Sierra Nevada mountains in California has some of the most unusual ecosystems in the world: forests of giant sequoias - world'...

Hyperion

There are known taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2015 was 115.66 m tall. Tallest...

Raven’s Tower – tallest Sitka spruce

The tallest known Sitka spruce in the world is Raven Spruce which is 96.7 m (96.68 m) tall. Exact location of this enormous tree is...

Doerner Fir

It is possible that the tallest tree of the world up to the end of 19th century was coast Douglas fir - in 1897...

Tallest trees (species) in the world

List of the tallest trees of the world Here are listed tallest trees of the the world by champions of species. Trees are arranged by the...

Top 10 tallest trees (species) in the world

10 tallest tree species of the world Species are listed by the height of tallest existing specimens. We start with No.10 and at the end comes...

89.5 m tall yellow meranti tree, Maliau Basin

We don't know the tallest trees in the tropics yet. But in 2016 in the pristine forest of Maliau Basin in Sabah, Malaysia was...