Sunday, September 20, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

One of Australian symbols, enormous and visually very impressive sandstone inselberg, 348 meters high and 9.4 km in circumference. Sacred place to local Aborigene...

Denisova Cave – the only find of Denisovan humans

At the right bank of Anui River, 28 metres above the present-day level of water there is located Denisova Cave or, as called by...

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....

Mamo Kananda Cave

The unique Mamo plateau contains more than 100 giant sinkholes over the area of 100 km². In very south-east of this area there have...

Poza Seca, Sistema Zacaton

The first sinkhole with travertine lid discovered in Sistema Zacatón is Poza Seca. This incredible, water filled sinkhole has sealed itself with several metres...

Honokohau Falls

Honokohau Falls most likely are tallest falls in Maui. This fantastic waterfall has been filmed for "Jurassic park" in order to create a feeling...

Beaver Falls in Arizona

Group of tufa terraces in the deep Havasu canyon. Beautiful contrast of light blue water and red cliffs. Location, GPS coordinates: 36.28137 N 112.7296 W Categories: Waterfalls, Spring...

Öskurhóll

Large fumarole with an impressive sinter cone. Earlier it was very noisy and emitted frightening noises. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8650 N 19.5587 W Categories: Geothermal fields, Fumaroles Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

O’Briens Creek Topaz Gemfields

Popular site for the public to search for fine topaz crystals. Topaz is found in granite and has diverse colors - colorless, yellow, light...

Dynjandifoss

Cascade of beautiful waterfalls, total height – 100 m, width above - some 30 m, below - up to 60 m. There are several more...