Monday, January 27, 2020

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,...

Ratangad

Cliff with a peak at the summit, with a "needle hole" (Ratangad Nedhe) - natural hole through it. The hole is some 3 m...

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...

Zuytdorp Cliffs

Some 150 km long seaside cliffs, up to 250 m high. Rugged, spectacular area. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.5626 S 113.4732 E Categories: Rock formations, Cliffs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

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,...