Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

Lake Bonney – lake in Antarctica with laughing gas

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'...

Lonar crater

Lonar crater is unique impact structure - the only large impact crater in basalt on Earth with unusual soda lake in it. Description Lonar crater has...

Pozzo del Merro

The second deepest known water-filled sinkhole - cave system is located in the vicinities of Rome. Recently none expected that the small lake in...

Daallo Frankincense Forest

Most of Somalia is dry, deserted land but there is a compensation for this - the unique forest at the northern side of Cal...

Onneto Hot Falls and springs (Yuno-taki waterfall)

Onneto Falls are not usual at all - this waterfall is hot! And even more - this is a unique natural laboratory where is...

Palm Valley, Northern Territory

There are no palms in the extensive deserts of central Australia... except for Palm Valley and some places near it. This small, picturesque valley...

Mount Bosavi Crater

One of the most inaccessible parts of New Guinea is Mount Bosawi. This enormous mountain rises tall above the surrounding rainforest. Forests near its...

Yasuni Forest

There is a very special forest tract in the immense Amazonian rainforest - Yasuni Forest. It is well possible that this large forest in...