Monday, July 16, 2018

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Ol Doinyo Lengai

There is only one volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava: Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania. This is not just another dry...

Patomskiy Crater

Local people have superstitious fear of Patomskiy Crater. This unique natural formation is unusual indeed and up to this time it is not clear...

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland there is located amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns...

Oklo Mines

First time when humans launched a nuclear chain reaction was in 1942, in Chicago. But there is one place on Earth where nature itself...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. Since the 2005 - 2006 some are...

Usterling Growing Rock (Johannisfelsen)

Sometimes humans can help the nature in creation of its wonders and Usterling Growing Rock in Bavaria is one of such cases. Thanks to...

Lake Bonney

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Multnomah Falls

There are numerous waterfalls in Oregon but one stands out - the gorgeous Multnomah Falls. This waterfall is very tall - the tallest cascade falls...

Lakes and streams

Outstanding lakes, bays and streams around the world Below are listed selected lakes, sea bays and rivers of the world. These natural landmarks are arranged...

Kawah Ijen

One of the most unusual volcanoes on the world is Kawah Ijen. It contains the largest lake of acid in the world but especially...