Saturday, July 4, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Punuk Islands

Large amount of bones - including human bones - are found on Punuk Islands. Bones are washed out in other places and are transported...

Wooramel Seagrass Bank

The largest seagrass grove in the world, covers 1,030 square kilometres. Location, GPS coordinates: 25.4019 S 113.7996 E Categories: Ecosystems, Biological extremes Values: Biology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Western...

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...

Darejo – Errinundra Gum of Result Creek

Largest tree in species (Eucalyptus denticulata I.O.Cook & Ladiges), circumference 14.4 m, height 62 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.2470 S 148.7933 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

Moaning Cavern

Cave with vertical entrance shaft. Here have fallen and died prehistoric people and extinct animals. Water drops created a moaning sound that was heard...

Moreton Bay Fig in Bellingen

Giant fig tree - Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers.) with a girth of 18 m, 50 m high. In fact these...

Lost Horse Valley

The most impressive grove of Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia Engelm.) - visually impressive plant. Here is also Lost Horse Mine - historic gold and...

Historic Herbig Tree

River red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.) of unusual cone form, circumference 15.28 m, height just 14.0 m. The enormous hollow in the tree was...

Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Grove of Great Basin Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva D.K.Bailey), contains oldest known individual trees in the world, more than 4,750 years old. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.3871...

La Brea tar pits

In this site in the tar have been preserved numerous extinct animals such as two species of mammoth, sabre-toothed cats, American lions and many...