Saturday, May 16, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Citlaltépetl (Pico de Orizaba)

The most prominent mountain between Colombia and Yukon, 5,636 m high stratovolcano. The 7th topographically most prominent mountain in the world. Contains permanent snow. Location,...

Hierve el Agua

One of the highest single travertine terraces formed by thermal springs. This bright white stone "waterfall" is 12 - 30 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8655...

Piedra Volada (Piedra Bolada)

The tallest waterfall in Mexico is Piedra Volada (Piedra Bolada). This is a breathtaking, 453 m tall waterfall with a single plunge. For the...

Basaseachic Falls

The third highest waterfall in Mexico, 246 m tall free falling plunge located in gorgeous natural setting. Location, GPS coordinates: 28.1742 N 108.2122 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

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...

Gruta de las Canicas

The floor of Gruta de las Canicas is covered with some 200 millions of cave pearls - sparkling white or with a marble texture. This...

Sistema Sac Actún

World's largest known underwater cave system. Since the discovery of a connecting passage to Dos Ojos system this is the second-longest cave in the...

Sistema Ox Bel Ha

One of the world's largest known underwater cave systems, total explored length - 270.1 km. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.1625 N 87.4806 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Sacred Cenote in Chichen Itza

Human sacrifice site of the ancient Mayan Chichen Itza city. In deposits discovered huge amounts of gold and jade artefacts as well as human...

Loltun Cave

The enormous Loltun Cave in Yucatan is a well-known tourist destination. It has lots of values: here have been found bones of extinct animals,...