Friday, September 18, 2020

Smith Rock

Spectacular, vertical cliffs at Crooked River. A popular site for climbing, the clifs are up to 180 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 44.36799 N 121.1409 W Categories: Cliffs Values: Geology,...

Fort Rock

An unusual landmark - tufa ring which rises 105 m above the surrounding plain. The diameter of this formation is around 1,360 m. Location, GPS...

Starved Rock

Prominent cliff at Illinois River which rises some 30 m tall. Around the Starved Rock, in the small side valleys of Illinois River have...

Garden of the Gods in the Shawnee National Forest

Uplifted sandstone plateau with diverse interesting rock formations - hoodoos, rock pillars, narrow canyons. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.60467 N 88.386 W Categories: Rock formations, Cliffs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Unusual seaside cliffs which are formed from numerous thin layers of Oligocene limestone. As a result, there have formed diverse cliff formations which at...

Pelekunu – Wailau Cliffs

Some of the highest sea cliffs, up to 1,010 m high. Drop is not vertical. Contain some waterfalls which thus belong to the highest...

El Capitan

Granite monolith with 900 m tall, vertical wall. One of the most challenging climbing routes in the world. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.73327 N 119.63828 W Categories: Rock formations,...

Half Dome

This granite dome rises 1,444 m tall above the surroundings. One side of the dome looks as if sheared down, thus the mountain resembles...

Mount Dickey east face

East side of Mount Dickey is a very steep, 1,600 m tall granite wall which rises over a horizontal distance of 800 m. Location, GPS...

Mangi Tungi

Very impressive cliffs with two peaks, with numerous historical and art values. Contain forts and numerous Jain temples. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8431 N 74.0911 E Categories: Rock formations,...