Monday, June 1, 2020

Diamond Rock (Le Rocher du Diamant)

The Diamond Rock is small - but with its own history. This rock stack is interesting geologically and visually, it has been used as...

Shell House

Beautiful and impressive coastal cliffs, Ordovician and Triassic sandstone and shale. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.8032 S 114.1172 E Categories: Rock formations, Cliffs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Ásbyrgi

Unique canyon. When looking from the air, it reminds a tongue with approximately 100 m tall, vertical walls. In the middle of this tongue...

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...

Tonto Natural Bridge

Possibly the largest natural bridge from travertine. Bridge represents 120 m long tunnel, up to 46 m wide and 56 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.32038...

Dimmuborgir kirkja

Natural arch – a section of lava tube in an unusual lava field. In Dimmuborgir are found also numerous chimneys of lava, where one...

Havasu Canyon

Side canyon of the tributary of Grand Canyon. Havasu canyon is very spectacular due to light blue color of lime-rich spring water, what contrasts...

Chillagoe karst landscape

Limestone towers which rise up to 40 m above the surrounding landscape. In this area are known some 600 - 1000 caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1710...

Hvítserkur

Amazing, 15 m tall cliff in the sea. This narrow cliff has two natural arches carved by the sea wave action. Location, GPS coordinates: 65.6062 N...

Tully Gorge

Impressive canyon of Tully River in virgin rainforest with up to 300 m tall cliffs on both sides. Canyon starts with Tully Falls -...