Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Pumice Desert

Here a very thick layer of pumice and ash has created a dry area where the water permeates the ground too fast to sustain...

Augrabies Falls

An unusual and magnificent monument of nature of South Africa is Augrabies Falls. Here the mighty Orange River (Gariep River) plunges into a chasm,...

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...

Molokini crater

Partially submerged volcanic crater. Some 600 m long crescent shaped summit rises above the water. Exceptional scuba diving site due to calm water, good...

Kaieteur Falls

There is little doubt that Kaieteur is one of the most impressive waterfalls on Earth. This fall has got all that an impressive fall...

Kawah Ijen

One of the most unusual volcanoes on the world is Kawah Ijen. It contains the largest lake of acid in the world but especially...

Blue garnets of Bekily

In Madagascar is the only known place on the planet where are found some of the most amazing gemstones - blue garnets, which change...

Parícutin

Newly born volcano which appeared in cornfield in 1943 and grew 336 m tall over one year, finally achieving height of 424 m in...

40 unique natural wonders of the world (26 – 30)

1 - 5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 26. Merelani Hills - the only find of tanzanite Where? Africa, Tanzania Why unique? The only known place in the world where is found a gorgeous...

Daikoku Sulfur Cauldron

Earlier people thought that lakes of liquid sulfur are found only in outer space, not on Earth. But some are known also on Earth...