Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Doerner Fir

It is possible that the tallest tree of the world up to the end of the 19th century was coast Douglas fir - in...

Del Norte Titan

Coast redwood is the tallest tree in the world, but also the girth of its trunk is very large. Del Norte Titan has the...

Mount Recheshnoi Geyser field, Umnak

Alaska has many places with interesting geothermal features but only one has true geysers - Mount Recheshnoi Geyser field on Umnak Island. History Hot springs in...

Trou de Bone

The small island of Maré in fact is an uprised coral atoll. The movement of tectonic plates rose it above the sea level, exposing...

Rusumo Falls

The fate of Rusumo Falls seems to be decided - in a few years here will stand the dam of Rusumo Power Station. This...

Magdalena Opal mines

The find of the near-unique lloviznando opal - variety of opal with a near transparent, light blue color and phenomenal play of colors. Finds...

Qingkou tiankeng and waterfalls

Qingkou tiankeng belongs to the largest sinkholes of the world. This 295 m deep pit is very special due to the fact that it...

Punuk Islands

Large amount of bones - including human bones - are found on Punuk Islands. Bones are washed out in other places and are transported...

Donna Cave

Donna Cave is 245 m long and up to 41 m deep show cave with nice stalactites and stalagmites, available only under the guidance...

Faxi

Magnificent, large waterfall. The main part of the waterfall is some 80 - 85 m wide and 7 m high. The stream here encircles...