Saturday, January 25, 2020

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

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...

Grande Cascade de Gavarnie (Gavarnie Falls)

The tallest waterfall in France is Grande Cascade de Gavarnie – Gavarnie Falls. This 422 m tall waterfall forms a magnificent backdrop of Cirque...

Khoun Xe Cave (Xe Ban Fai Cave)

One of the major caves of the world is the comparatively little known Khoun Xe Cave, which contains some of the largest cave rooms...

Sautadet Falls

Sautadet Falls belong to comparatively little known natural wonders of France. This is an unusual landmark characterised by a rugged beauty. After leaving the dramatic...

Gunnuhver geothermal area

Nowadays Gunnuhver geothermal area is a field of steaming fumaroles and boiling mud pools. In the recent past here existed some geysers but some...

Pierre Saint-Martin Cave

Pierre Saint-Martin Cave is one of the greatest caves in the world with enormous role in the history of speleology. Description of cave system Pierre Saint-Martin...

Wakulla – Leon Sinks cave system

The longest known underwater cave in United States is Wakulla – Leon Sinks cave system. The total length of explored cave passages here is...