Thursday, July 18, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Hang Rục Caroòng (Ruc Caroong)

Large cave in a spectacular karst region. This cave serves as a habitat to Arem people who live in the caves and are hunting...

Con Moong Cave

Cave with two large entrances, site of prehistoric settlement of the late Paleolithic and Neolithic Sơn Vi and Hoa Binh cultures, more than 10...

Pongua Falls (Pongour waterfall)

A spectacular, wide waterfall, approximately 40 m tall. Waterfall forms many smaller steps. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6882 N 108.2649 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Central Highlands,...

Tam Cốc-Bích Động

An area with beautiful tower karst formations. Here are found numerous caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.2295 N 105.9071 E Categories: Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River...

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park

Impressive karst landscape with some of the largest caves in the world such as the Son Doong Cave. Here is located the longest known...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

Hạ Long Bay

Site of unusual beauty - sea bay with approximately 2,000 tower-like islands formed by karst processes. Tallest islands are 100 m tall. The area...

Bam Ha lake in Dau Be Island (Bo Ham Lake)

Unusual lake - a system of three basins which are connected with large cave. Lake is surrounded by steep cliffs and can be accessed...

Detian Falls and Bản Giốc Falls

One of the most picturesque waterfalls, it is around 60 meters high and 200 meters wide. Location, GPS coordinates: 22.8563 N 106.7227 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia,...

Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave system (Hang Khe Ry)

Some 20 km long cave with a very long underground river (13,969 m) with sandy beaches. Cave contains valuable archaeological artifacts of Champa culture...