Friday, January 18, 2019

Sistema Zacaton

The area of the extensive El Rancho Azufrosa contains numerous very unusual natural landmarks - some of the deepest sinkholes of the world filled...

Aouk-Kladuk Underground River

The most powerful known underground river in the world is Aouk-Kladuk Underground River in the Bird's Head Peninsula of New Guinea. Bird's Head Peninsula The western...

Eisriesenwelt

The most impressive known ice cave in the world is Eisriesenwelt - a giant cave not too far from Salzburg. Total length of this...

Keok sinkhole

Amazing feature of the unique Aouk Underground River is narrow, deep hole through the rainforest and deep in the ground - Keok sinkhole. This deep...

Mawjymbuin Cave

Unusual accent of the exciting landscape around the Mawsynram village (by the way - possible wettest place on Earth) is Mawjymbuin Cave. Cave has formed...

Hafasu Tiankeng

Part of the enormous Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole - Hafasu Tiankeng. Hafasu Tiankeng formed when the ceiling of a cave above the...

Poza Garapata, Sistema Zacaton

One of interesting features in the unique Sistema Zacatón karst field is Poza Garapata. Sistema Zacatón is area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the world....

Cenote Alameda, Sistema Zacaton

One of the monuments in the unique Sistema Zacatón is Cenote Alameda - large, deep sinkhole next to farm buildings. References Marcus Gary, Alameda, Sistema Zacatón,...

Cueva La Iguana, Sistema Zacaton

This large cave most likely is one of the many entrances in Cavernas Las Quarteles system. It belongs to the unique Sistema Zacatón. Sistema Zacatón...

Boiling Hole in Lake Catherine

Blue holes - underwater passages between lakes and sea - exist on several Caicos Islands. One of the best explored thus far is the...