Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Home Springs Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Mooney Falls

Approximately 58 m tall waterfall in Havasu canyon. Around the falls are interesting tufa formations, below the falls have formed terraces. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.26316 N...

Havasu Falls

A gorgeous, 37 m tall waterfall in the narrow canyon of Havasu Creek. The water has unusual blue color which contrasts with the red...

Beaver Falls in Arizona

Group of tufa terraces in the deep Havasu canyon. Beautiful contrast of light blue water and red cliffs. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.28137 N 112.7296 W Categories: Waterfalls, Spring...

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...