Friday, December 6, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Vailulu’u Eel City and Moat of Death

There is an unique place east from the easternmost Samoa island. Deep under the sea a summit of new volcano is quickly rising towards...

Sinaloa Waterfall

The tallest waterfall in Samoa is Sinaloa Waterfall. Not too many people have reached these falls and in different sources there is given different...

Nanumanga Fire Caves

The signs of the fire on the walls and charred coral fragments on the floor of Nuanumanga Fires Caves wouldn’t represent anything unusual if...

Moqua Caves and Moqua Well

One of the most important local sources of freshwater in the small island of Nauru is Moqua Well - a small subterranean lake in...

Savusavu Hot Springs

There are several groups of hot springs in Fiji, but the best known are Savusavu Hot Springs. Today these springs are fervently boiling but...

Le Bone de Leproserie

One of most interesting sinkholes in Maré Island is Le Bone de Léproserie. This island is rich with impressive sinkholes (see the description of...

Trou de Bone

The small island of Maré in fact is an uprised coral atoll. The movement of tectonic plates rose it above the sea level, exposing...

Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (Vaucluse Spring)

The largest spring in France and one of the most powerful springs in the world is Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. This outstanding monument of nature is also...

Monturaqui Crater

One of the most impressive meteorite craters in South America is Monturaqui Crater. It was first described in scientific literature in 1966 (Sanchez, Cassidy)...

Impact craters

Outstanding impact craters around the world Below are listed some of the most amazing and visually most interesting impact craters known on Earth, arranged by...