Monday, January 27, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Bumpass Hell

Geothermal field with hot springs, fumaroles, mud pots. Visually the most impressive geothermal area near Lassen volcano. Location, GPS coordinates: 40.45769 N 121.50207 W Categories: Geothermal features, Geothermal...

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

An enormous art museum which was established in 1927 with very rich collections of European and American art. Museum has an extensive collection of...

Gwion Gwion art along Gibb River Road

Excellent samples of Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) style – sophisticated silhouettes of humans and other beings, often mythical ones. At least 17,000 years old. Multiple...

Presidio of Santa Barbara

This historical fortress includes El Cuartel - one of the oldest buildings in California, constructed by Spanish in 1782. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.42258 N 119.69901 W Categories: Fortifications,...

Howrah Bridge

Impressive cantilever bridge across Hooghly River, built in 1943. The longest span - 457,5 m. Most likely, this is the busiest cantilever bridge in...

Kasnyku Falls

Some 150 m tall waterfall which flows down along the cliff face. Some 40 m wide. Kasnyku Falls looks very picturesque from the fiord, as...

Great Nowranie Cave

A cave which starts with a sinkhole. There have been researched 1,272 m of the cave passages (2003). Some 500 m of the cave...

Onion Portage Archaeological District in Alaska

Prehistoric settlement at the caribou migration river crossing point. Onion Portage has been inhabited by numerous cultures from 6500 BC to 1700 AD and...

Pohaku Kani – bell stone

Large basalt stone, one of the best known of the bell stones of Hawaii. When the stone is struck sharply, it stone emits a...

Indecision Creek

A stream with waterfalls which flows down from Mount Chiginagak volcano. Indecision Creek is very acidic, with pH of 1.2, its water has sulfuric...