Thursday, July 2, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Yasuni Forest

There is a very special forest tract in the immense Amazonian rainforest - Yasuni Forest. It is well possible that this large forest in...

Montezuma Well

Large sinkhole, 112 m wide and 17 m deep. It is fed by powerful springs and its water has a high level of dissolved...

Figueroa Mountain poppy and lupine fields

TCalifornia poppy meadows are very diverse. While the majestic Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve or Carrizo Plain offer desolate, treeless landscape, hillsides of the Figueroa...

Landsford Canal State Park lilies

There exist just a few populations of shoals spider lily (Hymenocallis coronaria) - a gorgeous and fragrant flower which grows only in the south-eastern...

Old Bottle Butt

The stoutest known red bloodwood (Corymbia gummifera), circumference 17.5 m (16.3 m?), height 52 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.5276 S 152.7437 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...

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...

Lord Howe Island – refuge of unique species

The contemporary Lord Howe Island is just a small piece of once enormous island. For millions of years, unique plants and animals evolved on...

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...

Crystal Cave in Bermuda

The best known of the many caves in the small Bermuda islands is the gorgeous Crystal Cave - a major tourist attraction for more...

Thomas Farm Site

One of the richest finds of Miocene (18 million years ago) land animal fossils in the world. Here have been found remnants of rhinoceroses,...