Saturday, September 19, 2020

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Suplado Blowhole in Bonaire

Spectacular blowhole (or two blowholes) at the northern coast of Bonaire. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.29575 N 68.3576 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America, Caribbean, Bonaire, at the...

Niagara Falls

No doubts - one of the greatest waterfalls in the world is Niagara Falls. Even if there is some tendency to belittle this magnificent...

Modro Jezero – Blue Lake

One of the most beautiful and interesting karst formations in Dinaric Alps is Modro Jezero - approximately 220 - 290 m deep sinkhole with...

Amguid crater

One of the best-preserved impact craters on Earth - Amguid crater in Algeria - is also one of hardest to access. Some travelers report...

Dynjandifoss

Cascade of beautiful waterfalls, total height – 100 m, width above - some 30 m, below - up to 60 m. There are several more...

Benitoite Gem Mine (California State Gem Mine)

Benitoite if one of the brightest, rarest and most expensive gemstones in the world. Stones of gem quality are found only in one location...

Sima Aonda

As if having world's tallest waterfall (see Angel Falls) is not enough, the spectacular Ayan Tepui has many more wonders of nature. Sima Aonda...

Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Outstanding spring tufa, travertine and other formations around the world Below are listed selected spring tufa, travertine and other formations of the world. These natural...

Hundafoss (Dynjandisá)

The sixth waterfall in the chain of six - seven waterfalls on the lower part of Dynjandisá stream, below the famous Dynjandifoss. Some 1...

Grande Cascade de Gavarnie (Gavarnie Falls)

The tallest waterfall in France is Grande Cascade de Gavarnie – Gavarnie Falls. This 422 m tall waterfall forms a magnificent backdrop of Cirque...