Sunday, February 2, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

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...

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...

Lehner Mammoth-Kill Site

In this place people of Clovis culture killed mammoths around 9,000 BC. There have been found bones of other extinct animals as well. Location, GPS...

Giant Logs and Long Logs

Some of the best examples of large petrified logs of Araucarioxylon arizonicum in varied colors. These fossils have been preserved from the Late Triassic...

Grand Canyon Caverns

Cave with enormous cave rooms. Contains remnants of some extinct animals, e.g. ground sloth. Caves can be accessed through a 64 m deep shaft...

The largest Fremont cottonwood in Skull Valley

This is the largest currently known Fremont cottonwood (Populus fremontii S. Watson). The tree has a circumference of 14.22 m and height of 31...

Montezuma Well

Large sinkhole, 112 m wide and 17 m deep. It is fed by powerful springs and its water has a high level of dissolved...