Saturday, June 6, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Hyperion (tree)

Some people know taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2017 was 115.85 m tall....

Dalhousie Springs

A group of up to 60 powerful thermal springs at the fringe of desert. Temperature of water reaches 38 - 43 degrees C. Total...

Callao Cave

The gorgeous Callao Cave is one of the main tourist attractions in Luzon: it has been visited by countless tourists over many decades. But...

Bibong-ri dinosaur eggs

A group of fossilized nests of dinosaur eggs, diameter of nests reaches 1.5 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.6948 N 127.1839 E Categories: Fossil finds Values: Geology, Biology Rating: Where is located? Asia, South...

The Boab Prison Tree, Derby

An unusual boab (Adansonia gregorii F.Muell.), circumference 14.64 m, height just 9.5 m. Used to lock up indigenous Australians in 1860s on their way...

Rullah Longatyle (Strong Girl)

The largest eucalypt and largest Tasmanian blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) in the world. Volume 368 m3. Height 82.3 m, diameter 5.54 m (circumference...

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...

Lava Cast Forest

Here some 6,000 years ago lava poured in a forest and as the molten stone surrounded the trunks of trees, it preserved the molds...

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...

Shell Creek Road meadows, California

The diverse and beautiful Shell Creek Road meadows can serve as a teaching ground for learning the Californian wildflowers. This area is not a...