Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

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...

Mainina Ponor

The Irasiquero River leaves the largest freshwater lake of Timor-Leste - Irasiquero Lake - and flows towards the nearby sea. This would be geographic...

Halemaumau Crater with lava lake, Kilauea

It is possible that Kilauea is the most active volcano in the world. The caldera at the summit of this volcano until recent times...

Palo Quemado blue amber mine

There exists blue amber! But it is very rare - a lot more rare than diamonds and most other gemstones in the world. The...

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...

Eliot Falls

Picturesque waterfall with several steps. One step of this waterfall has formed a ravine in the bedrock and at high water it falls all...

Uet era Ngermeuangel

Although Jellyfish Lake is the most famous lake with jellyfish in Palau, it is not the only one. In more than 20 marine lakes...

Ikaite tufa columns in Ikka Fjord

In the waters of Ikka Fjord in Greenland has formed amazing and, most likely, unique natural landmark - a "forest" of white columns which...

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...

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...