Monday, August 19, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Syri i Kalter (Blue Eye)

The cold springs in general are not the most popular tourist destinations but Syri i Kalter in Albania is an exception. This enormous spring...

Bhimbetka cave shelters

It is amazing and even hard to grasp - Bhimbetka Caves have recorded the human history over some 300,000 years - or may be...

Naica Cave of the Crystals

It is possible that entrails of the Earth hide more caves like this - but up to this day Naica Cave of the Crystals...

Carancas crater

The first impact crater whose formation was observed by people in modern times was Carancas crater in Peru. It formed in the 15th September...

Ventas Rumba (Venta Rapids)

Most likely, Ventas Rumba is the widest waterfall in Europe. It is just 2 m tall though but its low height is compensated by...

Waihilau Falls

Some of the best waterfalls in the world are not that easy to reach by feet. The 790 m tall Waihilau Falls (Hawaii) belong...

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...

Palmita, Sistema Zacaton

The unique Sistema Zacatón contains also smaller features like the small sinkhole named Palmita. Sistema Zacatón is an area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

Ruacana Falls

There are times when Ruacana Falls on the border of Namibia and Angola is one of the world's most impressive waterfalls. During the floods,...