Monday, March 23, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

89.9 m tall Noble Fir in Goat Marsh (dead)

Noble firs are beautiful, impressive trees - the largest firs. It is possible that the highest noble firs fairly recently exceeded 100 m height...

Baji Cypress (King Cypress)

The Baji Cypress (King Cypress) has a trunk circumference of some 18.2 m and is approximately 50 m tall. According to legends this tree...

Giant Forest, California

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

Ary-Mas

Often Internet sources announce that Ary-Mas is the northernmost forest of the world. This is not exactly true - Lukunsky grove is located some...

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...

Paramo El Angel – eerie land of frailejones

In the highlands of tropics in several locations of the world have formed unique montane moors with eerie, tall plants. Páramo El Ángel in...

Redwood Mountain Grove

The largest grove (1300 ha) of giant sequoia on Earth. Here grows also the tallest publicly announced giant sequoia in the world - Hyperion. Location,...

Sagole Tree (Sagole Baobab)

The Champion tree of South Africa is Sagole Baobab. This really means something – in South Africa there are some of the stoutest trees...

Painted Hills

Spectacular outcroppings of colored rocks over a larger area. There are red colored laterite outcroppings, dark colored layers of lignite and grey colored mudstone,...

Botany Bay Road Tree Tunnel

A beautiful road through a "tunnel" of moss-covered trees, mainly oak trees. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.5433 N 80.2531 W Categories: Ecosystems Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, South...