Monday, August 5, 2019

Poza Garapata, Sistema Zacaton

One of interesting features in the unique Sistema Zacatón karst field is Poza Garapata. Sistema Zacatón is an area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the...

Grand Bois, Amsterdam Island

When the remote Amsterdam Island was discovered, the lowland parts of it were covered with a unique Sub-Antarctic forest - a thicket of Phylica...

Xiaozhai tiankeng

The largest sinkhole of the world is Xiaozhai tiankeng - incredible, up to 662 m deep pit with nearly vertical walls. This is one...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

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...

Bear Valley wildflower meadows, Colusa County

Although Bear Valley wildflower meadows in Colusa County are comparatively little known, these meadows belong to the most impressive arid grasslands of California. In...

Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island

Juan Fernández islands over the last few million years have served as exciting laboratories of evolution - more than one hundred of endemic plant...

Dashiwei tiankeng

One of three very large tiankengs of the world is Dashiwei tiankeng (two other are Xiaozhai tiankeng and Haolong tiankeng). Now it seems unbelievable...

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...

Arslanbob Forest

World's largest walnut forest - Arslanbob Forest - is located in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. Each year there are collected some 1,500 tons of...