Sunday, December 8, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Barrerite find at Rocky Pass

Rocky Pass is one of the very few localities in the world where crystals of zeolite mineral - barrerite - are found. Location, GPS coordinates: 56.67...

Nugget Falls

Powerful, 115 m tall and some 30 m wide waterfall which slides down along the cliff. Location, GPS coordinates: 58.42706 N 134.5367 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Kasnyku Falls

Some 150 m tall waterfall which flows down along the cliff face. Some 40 m wide. Kasnyku Falls looks very picturesque from the fiord, as...

Falls Point Fall

Some 60 - 80 m tall vertical plunge. Falls Point Fall is one of the rare waterfalls which discharges directly in the sea. Location, GPS...

Cheshnina Falls

Tall waterfall with a high vertical plunge. Cheshnina Falls once started from the base of Cheshnina glacier. Now the glacier has receded from the...

Brooks Falls

Low, some 1.8-2 m tall and approximately 80 - 100 m wide waterfall, which is world famous thanks to a large group of brown...

Viva Silva Cave

The deepest known cave in Alaska, 242.9 m deep. Location, GPS coordinates: 55.74 N 133.55 W (approximate) Categories: Caves Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, south-western part of...

Qagnax Cave

A lava tube where have been found remnants of unique dwarf mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) who lived here around 3700 BC. Qagnax Cave is 12...

El Capitan Pit

The deepest vertical shaft in the mainland USA, 182.4 m deep. It is near El Capitan Cave but the connection has not been found...

El Capitan Cave

The longest cave in Alaska - 3,846 m long and up to 130.8 m deep. Location, GPS coordinates: 56.16633 N 133.31352 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? North America, United...