Sunday, August 9, 2020

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar

Major part of people in the world have seen this sight - if not a photograph, then at least the versions of this view...

Poppy meadows of Merced Valley and Hite Cove

Landscape of Merced River Valley is world famous due to Yosemite Valley - beautiful, impressive glacial valley, the oldest protected area in United States,...

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River

There is no other habitat like this in the whole world - tides bring the salty sea water 6 km far into the enormous...

El Zacaton sinkhole

One of the most impressive natural landmarks in Mexico is El Zacaton sinkhole. It is the deepest known water filled sinkhole in the world....

Kamou no Ohkusu

The largest camphor tree Cinnamomum camphora in Japan and, possibly, world is Kamou no Ohkusu. Circumference of its trunk is 24.22 m! Camphor trees Cinnamomum camphora...

Yungay – the driest place in the world

One of the driest places on Earth is Atacama Desert but the driest place in this desert is found near Yungay - abandoned mining...

Dry Creek wildflower meadows, Tulare County

Valley of Dry Creek in Tulare County is better known and protected due to rare biotope - sycamore alluvial woodland community. In total there...

Trees

Unique trees around the world Here are selected some of the most impressive and unique trees of the the world. Circumference and diameter, if not...

Lake Bosumtwi

The youngest and best preserved medium sized impact crater on Earth is Bosumtwi crater in Ghana. This enormous, 10.5 km wide crater was created...

Sistema Zacaton

The area of the extensive El Rancho Azufrosa contains numerous very unusual natural landmarks - some of the deepest sinkholes of the world filled...