Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Tumalo Falls

Impressive, 27 m tall waterfall. The waterfall is comparatively wide and has a single plunge. Location, GPS coordinates: 44.03391 N 121.56692 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Palmita, Sistema Zacaton

The unique Sistema Zacatón contains also smaller features like the small sinkhole named Palmita. Sistema Zacatón is an area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the...

Jökulsárlón

Glacier lagoon between Vatnajökull glacier and ocean. Lake is adorned with numerous floating icebergs. Here have been spotted even seals. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0495 N 16.2000...

Nilpena Ediacaran Fossil Site

The world's richest find of Ediacaran fossils, contains unique fossils of extremely ancient soft-bodied animals who lived 630 – 542 million years ago. Geological...

Walga Rock

One of largest monoliths in Australia, approximately 1.8 km long. Contains Walga Rock Art. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.3998 S 117.4691 E Categories: Rock formations, Monoliths, Petroglyphs and rock...

Glymur

The second tallest waterfall in Iceland, 198 m tall. Waterfall is falling into green, moss covered canyon. The tallest waterfall in Iceland is Morsárfoss which...

Þjófafoss (Þjórsá)

Impressive and beautiful waterfall on Þjórsá river. Waterfall is some 12 m tall and 52 m wide. The river below the falls has an...

Kirkjugólf

Very decorative natural pavement formed by the upper ends of basalt columns. Location, GPS coordinates: 63.7953 N 18.046 W Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe, Iceland, Suðurland, to...

Brúarárfoss (Brúarfoss)

Waterfall in some 45 m wide river. The front of the waterfall is much longer (at least 70 m) because the stream has washed...

Arnarstapi

A group of sea arches and other rocks with amazing shapes. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.7653 N 23.6213 W Categories: Caves, Lakes and streams, Thermal springs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Europe,...