Thursday, February 20, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Mount Michael

An active volcano on this small, glacier-covered island. Its 0.7 km wide crater contains one of the few active lava lakes in the world....

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...

Hafasu Tiankeng

Part of the enormous Aouk Underground River is a giant sinkhole - Hafasu Tiankeng. Hafasu Tiankeng formed when the ceiling of a cave above the...

Karkloof Falls

Most tourists know about the nearby Howick Falls but even more impressive are the Karkloof Falls. It is not quite clear how high are Karkloof...

Pù Mát Pride of Vietnam

The largest tree in Vietnam - more than 70 m high sa mu tree (Cunninghamia konishii). Its trunk has a circumference of 23.7 m,...

Ball‘s Pyramid

Unusual remnant of volcano – 562 meters high and just 200 meters wide cliff rising directly from the sea. Tallest volcanic stack in the...

Yosemite Falls

One of the tallest waterfalls in North America is Yosemite Falls. Total height of this waterfall is 739 m, but especially impressive is the...

Waihilau Falls

Some of the best waterfalls in the world are not that easy to reach by feet. The 790 m tall Waihilau Falls (Hawaii) belong...

Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well)

The most powerful spring on East European Plain, most likely, is Blakitnaja Krynica. This Belarussian spring emits some 60 liters of crystal clear water...

Hamelin Pool and L’haridon Bight

Hypersaline shallows with unique biotope – active growth of stromatolites – oldest known form of life on Earth. Also other unique forms of life. Location,...