Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Hrísvaðsfoss

The fifth waterfall (in parallel with Kvíslarfoss) in the chain of six - seven waterfalls on the lower part of Dynjandisá stream, below the...

Hjálparfoss

Impressive, some 9 m tall and 27 m wide waterfall on the powerful Fossá River. Waterfall is divided by an island. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.1159 N...

Eaglehawk Neck tesselated pavement

Extreme, visually impressive example of tesselated pavement which looks like an exact pavement of large bricks. Location, GPS coordinates: 43.0081 S 147.9342 E Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

25 Fontes Falls

A group of waterfalls from springs, falling into a pool. Falls are up to 30 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.7653 N 17.1253 W Categories: Springs, Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Heygötufoss (Austurgil)

The trail towards Svartifoss crosses a tributary of Stórilækur (Bærjargil) - Austurgil. Some 60 m below the bridge the stream forms a small waterfall. Location,...

Suyangsan Falls

This waterfall is 128 m tall and slides down along very steep granite face. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.0647 N 125.7627 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea,...

Huon pine growth of Mount Read

Growth of genetically identical Huon pines (Lagarostrobos franklinii (Hook.f.) Quinn), stand of trees is 10,500 years old although none of the individual trees is...

Balancing rock of Castle Rock

Enormous, some 186 tonnes heavy stone on the mountaintop, resting on its narrow end. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.6958 S 117.9198 E Categories: Rock formations, Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

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...

Darejo – Errinundra Gum of Result Creek

Largest tree in species (Eucalyptus denticulata I.O.Cook & Ladiges), circumference 14.4 m, height 62 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.2470 S 148.7933 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...