Monday, July 22, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Wakulla Spring

Wakulla Spring is one of the largest springs worldwide and it is also a part of one of the largest underwater cave systems in...

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...

Deildartunguhver

The largest spring in Iceland is Deildartunguhver - constantly boiling pool of geysers and spouters. This might be the most powerful thermal spring in...

White Knight – the tallest manna gum

Several coincidences have spared the highest known white gum of the world - White Knight - from felling. A group of enormous, incredibly tall trees...

Vallée de Mai (Vallee de Mai)

The palm forest in Vallée de Mai (Vallee de Mai) is a descendant of the primeval forest of Gondwana continent. Here live numerous plants...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

World’s largest trees

List of the world's largest trees Here are listed world's largest trees the by circumference of the champions of species. Circumference and diameter, if not...

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...

Freetown Cotton Tree

In the very center of Freetown, in a roundabout surrounded by a concrete fence stands enormous tree - the famous Freetown Cotton Tree. This tree...

Sunland Baobab (Platland Tree)

One of the largest baobabs in South Africa is Sunland Baobab (Platland Tree). Sunland Baobab is the best known due to a peculiarity –...