Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón)

Very interesting finds of extinct animals have been made in the Milodon Cave (Cueva del Milodón). This impressive cave at the foot of Patagonian...

The Marble Caves (Cavernas de Mármol)

The Marble Caves is geological formation of unusual beauty. These caves have formed in a pure marble and are bathed in the deep blue...

Dendroseris neriifolia – one of the rarest trees in the world

One of the most rare trees in the world is Dendroseris neriifolia. There are known only two trees, both growing in eroded ravine -...

Forest on Robinson Crusoe Island

Juan Fernández islands over the last few million years have served as exciting laboratories of evolution - more than one hundred of endemic plant...

Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero

The largest tree in the magnificent Valdivian temperate rain forest is alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides). There are stories about alerce trees with a girth of...

Laja Falls

Once it was a sacred place to Araucans but now - a commercialized site with hotels and diverse tourist attractions. But the main value...

Ventisquero Colgante Falls

Some of the most impressive falls in South America are the comparatively little known Ventisquero Colgante Falls. Falls start from the base of Ventisquero...

La Grande Cascade de la rivière du Château

The largest island of Kerguelen Islands - Grande Terre - is very rich with tall, magnificent waterfalls. La Grande Cascade de la rivière du Château...

Grand Bois, Amsterdam Island

When the remote Amsterdam Island was discovered, the lowland parts of it were covered with a unique Sub-Antarctic forest - a thicket of Phylica...

Niau tropical forest – feo

Although the Niau island is small (just 2,600 ha) and rises only 6 m above the sea level, here has been preserved a patch...