Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Carrizo Plain wildflower meadows

Great naturalist John Muir wrote in his memoirs: "Go where I would, east or west, north or south, I still plashed and rippled in...

Top 10 locations of California poppy meadows

List of 10 meadows Wondermondo has listed 10 gorgeous California poppy meadows below, in alphabetic order. 1. Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve This could be the most impressive...

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...

Diamond Rock (Le Rocher du Diamant)

The Diamond Rock is small - but with its own history. This rock stack is interesting geologically and visually, it has been used as...

Til in Montado do Sabugal

Giant til tree (Ocotea foetens) with a height of 37 m and circumference of 13.80 m. In this location are some of the largest...

Deongmyeong-ri dinosaur footprints

A very rich find of dinosaur footprints, with more than 4,000 individual footprints and some 420 trails. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.9044 N 128.1511 E Categories: Fossil finds Values: Geology, Biology Rating: Where...

The Fortingall Yew

In the 18th century, before the decomposition of its main trunk the Fortingall Yew attained incredible size: the circumference of its trunk reached 17.2...

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...

Uet era Ongael

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Crowhurst Yew

One of the most impressive trees in England is Crowhurst Yew. This giant yew tree is "adorned" with somewhat mysterious entrance door into the...