Monday, November 18, 2019

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...

Konkan Kada

More than 900 m tall cliff. Beloved place for hiking, here can be observed vertical movements of clouds and other phenomena. Location, GPS coordinates: 19.3885 N...

Chillagoe Dome Rock

Impressive, rounded monolith from limestone - marble, rising above the bush. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1625 S 144.5342 E Categories: Rock formations, Monoliths Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga)

Unusual, impressive monolithic rock formation, consists of 36 steepsided domes up to 546 meters high. Sacred place to local Aborigene people. Endemic plants. Location, GPS...

Eldgjá canyon

Spectacular canyon, up to 270 m deep and 600 m wide with the Ófærufoss waterfall falling in it. This is the largest volcanic...

Porcupine Gorge

Impressive canyon of Porcupine Creek which is up to 150 m deep. The river has crossected diverse rocks, also - layers of coal. Interesting...

The Twelve Apostles

Group of closely located, some 50 meters high limestone stacks standing in the sea. Popular tourist attraction due to good location next to the...

Chillagoe Balancing Rock

Incredible balancing rock, standing on its narrow end, a bit slanted and elongated. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1710 S 144.5132 E Categories: Rock formations, Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

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,...

Voltzberg

The little known upper reaches of Coppename River are covered with virgin tropical forest. In several locations above the rainforest rise dark grey giants...