Sunday, December 8, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Styx Valley Alpine Ash

The largest alpine ash (Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker) with a code name SX19A. Volume 286 m³, diameter 5.41 m, height 72.0 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.7895 S...

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...

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...

Fossárfoss (Sveinstekksfoss)

Quite impressive waterfall, approximately 15 m tall. It consists of a taller drop and smaller one below it. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7531 N 14.4819 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Browne Falls

It is considered that the highest falls in New Zealand are Browne Falls in the beautiful Doubtful Sound. Doubtful Sound, like any other fiord of...

Jökulsárgljúfur

Canyon of Jökulsá river below Dettifoss. This magnificent canyon is 25 km long, up to 500 m wide and up to 120 m deep. Location,...

Rhine Falls

One of the major rivers of Europe has a waterfall on it - and, of course, this is one of the largest waterfalls in...

Xiaozhai tiankeng

The largest sinkhole of the world is Xiaozhai tiankeng - incredible, up to 662 m deep pit with nearly vertical walls. This is one...

Boali Falls

Boali Falls belong to the best known landmarks in Central African Republic. This impressive waterfall is some 50 m high and 250 m wide. Boali...

Trou de Fer canyon and waterfalls

Trou de Fer is one of most magnificent canyons in the world. This canyon is adorned with countless waterfalls, including the 725 m tall...