Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Suoi Giang tea forest (Suối Giàng)

Here grow possibly the world's oldest tea trees which are up to 3,000 years old. In total in this forest grow more than 85,000...

Lake balls of Mývatn

OOne of the few places in the world (others are in Japan and Ukraine) where form whole colonies of marimo – more than 10...

Háifoss

The westernmost of two tall waterfalls - the other is Granni. Háifoss is the taller one, 122 m tall. Water falls down with a...

Látrabjarg

Largest bird cliff in Europe, 14 km long and up to 441 m high. Hosts millions of birds including 230,000 razorbills (Alca torda) -...

Pongua Falls (Pongour waterfall)

A spectacular, wide waterfall, approximately 40 m tall. Waterfall forms many smaller steps. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6882 N 108.2649 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Central Highlands,...

Boxhole crater

Well visible impact crater, with a diameter of 170 m. Formed some 5,400 years ago. Location, GPS coordinates: 22.6127 S 135.1953 E Categories: Impact craters Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

Dynjandifoss

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

Nature’s Window in Murchison Canyon

Natural arch in gorgeous setting, with a view on the deep Murchison Canyon seen through the arch. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.5530 S 114.4460 E Categories: Rock formations, Natural...

Eldgjá canyon

Spectacular canyon, up to 270 m deep and 600 m wide with the Ófærufoss waterfall falling in it. This is the largest volcanic...

Jökulsárgljúfur

Canyon of Jökulsá river below Dettifoss. This magnificent canyon is 25 km long, up to 500 m wide and up to 120 m deep. Location,...