Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Pae Rock in Tongsok Valley

Enormous balancing rock with breathtaking background of forested valley and rocky mountains. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.3154 N 127.4826 E Categories: Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, South...

Jusangjeolli

A sea promontory which is formed from thousands of interlocking basalt columns. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.2370 N 126.4249 E Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, South Korea, Jeju,...

Pedreira do Piano, Porto Santo

Former quarry of basalt with impressive formations of hexagonal basalt. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0492 N 16.3679 W Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Portugal, Madeira, Porto Santo Island,...

Cabo Girão

Prominent cliff face which rises up to 589 m high directly from the ocean. Cliff is some 3 km wide. At the foot of...

Tehuacan stone snakes (tecuates)

Unusual and impressive travertine formations. These formations mark the lime deposits of ancient channels. The soil has weathered away leaving the hardened lime as...

Sumidero Canyon

Very impressive canyon with giant abrupt cliffs rising above the Grijalva River. Unusual geological formations. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8389 N 93.0735 W Categories: Canyons and ravines Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Tam Cốc-Bích Động

An area with beautiful tower karst formations. Here are found numerous caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.2295 N 105.9071 E Categories: Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River...

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park

Impressive karst landscape with some of the largest caves in the world such as the Son Doong Cave. Here is located the longest known...

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...

Hạ Long Bay

Site of unusual beauty - sea bay with approximately 2,000 tower-like islands formed by karst processes. Tallest islands are 100 m tall. The area...