Sunday, April 21, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Likhubula Falls

Western slopes of Mulanje Massif receive abundant rain showers and here have formed several spectacular waterfalls, including the powerful Likhubula Falls on Likhubula stream. Mulanje...

Kaali Crater

One of the most recent impact craters on Earth is Kaali Crater in Estonia. This large crater formed some 4 - 7.6 thousand years...

Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds

The largest and most impressive travertine terraces in Canada are Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds - two unusual hills formed from white and orange travertine with...

Soro Hot Springs, Ol Kokwe Island

The largest island in Lake Baringo is Ol Kokwe - a summit of extinct volcano. Last eruption of volcano took place here in the last...

Xiaozhai tiankeng

The largest sinkhole of the world is Xiaozhai tiankeng - incredible, up to 662 m deep pit with nearly vertical walls. This is one...

Khoun Xe Cave (Xe Ban Fai Cave)

One of the major caves of the world is the comparatively little known Khoun Xe Cave, which contains some of the largest cave rooms...

Aripo Main Cave, Trinidad

The largest and longest accessible cave system in Trinidad island is Aripo Main Cave. Geology Just like many other caves in this part of Trinidad, Aripo...

Caño Cristales (Cano Cristales)

On the ancient Serrania de la Macarena tableland in Colombia is found one of the most spectacular rivers in the world - Cano Cristales....

Pingualuit crater (Chubb crater)

Ungava Peninsula has a true natural wonder - Pingualuit crater. This is one of most impressive impact craters on Earth, possibly - the most...

Catatumbo Lightning

Above the wetlands of the south-western part of Lake Maracaibo there can be observed an unforgettable sight - powerful and nearly continuous thunderstorm with...