Monday, December 9, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

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...

Sima Humboldt and Sima Martel

Enigma of the Mountain of Evil Spirit On the top of the grim, forest covered mountain, in a cave, there is living Evil Spirit, hunting...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Drago Milenario

The best known noble tree of Canary Islands is Drago Milenario - the largest and oldest existing Canary Islands dragon tree (Dracaena draco (L.)...

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...

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...