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Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Indarri Falls

Some 2 - 3 m tall waterfall which is unusual because it is formed by some 150 m long spring tufa barrier across the...

Burketown Hot Spring Bore

This 702 m deep borehole was made in 1897 and there is gushing a hot (68 °C), salty water from it. Now here stands...

Hierve el Agua

One of the highest single travertine terraces formed by thermal springs. This bright white stone "waterfall" is 12 - 30 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8655...

Agua Azul Waterfalls

One of world's largest systems of limestone terraces is Agua Azul Waterfalls in Chiapas, Mexico. Here Xanil River descends from a steep hill, over...

Usterling Growing Rock (Johannisfelsen)

Sometimes humans can help the nature in creation of its wonders and Usterling Growing Rock in Bavaria is one of such cases. Thanks to...

Huanglong Valley

There are more than 100 places in the world with beautiful travertine formations in diverse colors. The most impressive most likely is Huanglong Valley...

Hammam Meskhoutine (Hammam Meskoutine)

The amazing Hammam Meskhoutine springs are well known since the antiquity. These hot springs have formed numerous amazing travertine formations including approximately 30 m...

Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Outstanding spring tufa, travertine and other formations around the world Below are listed selected spring tufa, travertine and other formations of the world. These natural...

Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds

The largest and most impressive travertine terraces in Canada are Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds - two unusual hills formed from white and orange travertine with...

Lamadaya

There are many waterfalls - perennial and persistent - in Cal Madow mountains. One of most impressive is Lamadaya, one of the rare waterfalls...