Saturday, July 4, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

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...

Barnafoss

A group of rapids and smaller waterfalls on Hvítá river. Below the falls on the right bank of the river start Hraunfossar. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7019...

Kanas Lake Monsters

There are no doubts that some enormous animals live in Kanas Lake - possibly the largest freshwater fishes in the world. Nevertheless their existence...

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...

Geyser of Edo Laki Island, Langano Lake

In the northern part of Langano Lake is located a deep, round bay with an island in the center. This island has different names...

Jenolan Caves

Possibly the oldest caves in the world – it is determined that the clay sediments of the caves are approximately 340 million years old....

Ryongyon Falls

This waterfall is 84 m high and has a nice plunge pool below the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.0247 N 126.2471 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North...

Alapaha Rise

The largest single spring in the United States, with a discharge of 22,700 l/s. This is a rise of submerged river. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.43872 N...

Windjana Gorge

Spectacular gorge of Lennard River, some 100 m wide, with 30 - 10 m tall walls. Freshwater crocodiles. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.4066 S 124.9474 E Categories: Rock formations,...

Tugela Falls

Most rivers flow away from the giant Drakensberg escarpment near the north-eastern borders of Lesotho. Happily there is one stream which bravely flows towards...