Friday, December 6, 2019

Yana Rocks

Very impressive group of unusual limestone rocks rising above the forest. Especially impressive are two rock formations - Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and the Mohini Shikhara,...

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...

The Pinnacles (Nambung)

Desert, filled with amazing limestone formations - pinnacles which rise up to 3.5 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.6013 S 115.1581 E Categories: Rock formations, Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

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...

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-Ke Bang 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. The tallest islands are 100 m tall. The...

Chocolate Hills

When a visitor ascends one of the numerous Chocolate Hills on a clear day, he can admire a unique view: the plains up to...

Karst landscapes

Outstanding karst landscapes of the world Below are listed selected karst landscapes of the world, as arranged by the part of the world and in...