Thursday, February 13, 2020

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Bóluhver

Thermal spring of unusual beauty. It is 90 degrees C hot, layered with snow-shite sinter and has deep blue water. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8655 N 19.5597...

Kelimutu – volcano with differently colored crater lakes

There are many interesting crater lakes around the world and many are exciting natural wonders. Some of the most surprising are the three Kelimutu...

Mele Cascades

Visit to the beautiful Mele Cascades fulfills the wish of many tourists to see the real nature of Vanuatu - especially if most part...

Horizontal Falls

Sea currents through two narrow chasms (12 and 20 m), caused by tides. Tides here are 10 m high thus several times during the...

Montgomery Reef tidal falls

Hundreds of waterfalls form around this corall reef when tide is low and huge amount of water flows out of the lagoon. Falls can...

Bisi Falls (Wasi falls)

The most impressive falls in Papua New Guinea are Bisi Falls - the largest of Wasi Falls. Main part of this magnificent waterfall is...

Tehuacan stone snakes (tecuates)

Unusual and impressive travertine formations. These formations mark the lime deposits of ancient channels. The soil has weathered away leaving the hardened lime as...

Göngumannafoss

The fourth waterfall in the chain of six - seven waterfalls on the lower part of Dynjandisá stream, below the famous Dynjandifoss. It is...

Lagarfljót

This large lake, according to legends, has a monster – Lagarfljotsormurinn (Lagarfljot Worm) – living in it. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.2084 N 14.5641 W Categories: Places with cryptozoological...

Cola de Caballo Falls

Next to the gorgeous Arcoiris Falls is located an even taller waterfall - Cola de Caballo Falls ("Horsetail" in Spanish). This waterfall is located just...