Monday, July 22, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Sistema Sac Actún

World's largest known underwater cave system next to Systema Ox Bel Ha, total explored length - 346.7 km. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.3177 N 87.4096 W Categories: Caves, Geographical...

Sistema Ox Bel Ha

One of the world's largest known underwater cave systems, total explored length - 270.1 km. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.1625 N 87.4806 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...

Loltun Cave

Cave with some of the best Mayan cave paintings as well more ancient carvings and remnants of prehistoric animals hunted by Paleoindians. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.2539...

Oxtotitlán

Cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6642 N 99.1547 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology Rating: Where is located? North...

Juxtlahuaca

A cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.4392 N 99.1594 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Cuatrociénegas Valley (Cuatro Ciénegas Valley)

An unusual part of Chihuahua desert with thousands of geothermal spring pools. Extremely high biodiversity including more than 70 endemic species not found outside...

Lake Alchichica

Unique maar lake with high level of endemism, especially noted due to rare stromatolites met only in few locations around the world. Endemic salamander...

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...