Friday, January 18, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Rock formations

Outstanding rock formations of the world Below are listed selected rock formations of the world. These rock formations are arranged by the part of the...

Ol Doinyo Lengai

There is only one volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava: Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania. This is not just another dry...

Patomskiy Crater

Local people have superstitious fear of this natural mystery - Patomskiy Crater. This place is unusual indeed and up to this time, we do...

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland has formed amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns which...

Oklo Mines – the only natural nuclear reactor

First time when humans launched a nuclear chain reaction was in 1942, in Chicago. But there is one place on Earth where nature itself...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...

Usterling Growing Rock (Johannisfelsen)

Sometimes humans can help the nature in creation of its wonders and Usterling Growing Rock in Bavaria is one of such cases. Thanks to...

Lake Bonney – lake in Antarctica with laughing gas

McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica are rich with very unusual landmarks - almost everything in this extreme environment is unique. Lake Bonney - one...

Multnomah Falls

There are numerous waterfalls in Oregon but one stands out - the gorgeous Multnomah Falls. This waterfall is very tall - the tallest cascade falls...

Lakes and streams

Outstanding and unique lakes, bays and streams around the world Below are listed selected unique lakes, sea bays and rivers of the world. These natural...