Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Inga Falls

Often it is announced that the largest waterfall of the world is Inga Falls in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is not...

World’s largest trees

List of the world's largest trees Here are listed world's largest trees the by circumference of the champions of species. Circumference and diameter, if not...

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...

The 94.1 m tall Shorea faguetiana in Danum Valley

The race to find the tallest tropical trees is on and one after another we learn about new discoveries. In November 2016 there was...

Daallo Frankincense Forest

Most of Somalia is dry, deserted land but there is a compensation for this - the unique forest at the northern side of Cal...

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...

Pozzo del Merro

The second deepest known water-filled sinkhole - cave system is located in the vicinities of Rome. Recently none expected that the small lake in...

Rokeb di Firmihin – forest of Dragon’s blood trees

One of the most unusual forest in the world is located on Rokeb di Firmihin, central part of Socotra Island. This is almost pure...

Blood Falls, Antarctica

In Antarctica there is unusual, orange colored icefall - Blood Falls. This is small opening into unusual ecosystem, which has developed for more than...

Ecosystem of Henderson Island

There remains only one atoll in the world which is covered with pristine forest and whose ecology is almost not influenced by humans -...