Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Geological and meteorological wonders

Most interesting wonders of geology and meteorology.

Atascosa pool, Sistema Zacaton

The shallow, rounded Atascosa Pool belongs to the unique Sistema Zacatón. This muddy, rounded pool has diameter of some 120 m. It dries up...

La Pilita sinkhole, Sistema Zacaton

This sinkhole is one of the most interesting features in the unique Sistema Zacatón karst field. La Pilita sinkhole seems to be comparatively small -...

Irshalgad needle hole

Natural arch formed in the basalt of Irshalgad Hill, in the lower, middle part of the summit. Summit of hill in medieval times was...

Laguna Colorada in Sistema Zacaton

The rounded sinkhole - Laguna Colorada - belongs to the unique Sistema Zacatón. Laguna Colorada is filled with emerald colored water and possibly is...

Leppaluði borehole

Often tourists mix up two hot springs or geysers - the artificial and more active Leppaluði borehole and dormant Grýla - once impressive geyser...

Poza Tule, Sistema Zacaton

One of the largest sinkholes in the unique Sistema Zacatón is Poza Tule. This sinkhole has a diameter of some 200 - 250...

Hunter Spring

There are two 1st magnitude springs in King's Bay - Hunter Spring and King's Spring (Tarpon Hole). Hunter spring is somewhat less impressive but nevertheless,...

Homosassa Springs Group

The beautiful Homosassa Springs draw a wealth of visitors - and there is a lot to see here! But the story of these springs...

Karkloof Falls

Most tourists know about the nearby Howick Falls but even more impressive are the Karkloof Falls. It is not quite clear how high are Karkloof...

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,...