Friday, September 18, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Red Hands Cave

This cave contains numerous 1,600 – 500 years old hand prints and stencils. There are numerous sites with such hand stencils in Australia. Location, GPS...

Coral Castle

Unusual stone structure, created by Latvian eccentric Edward Leedskalnin (Eduards Liedskalniņš) in the 1920ies. The structure includes stones, each weighing several tons. He built...

Giblin River Stromatolites

A rare colony of freshwater stromatolites in karstic wetlands of Giblin River. Stromatolites have developed on the karstic spring mounds. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.9445 S 145.7510...

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau

The largest heiau - ancient Hawaiian temple - in O'ahu. It was built in the 17th - 18th century and the area of the...

Pohyon-sa

A Korean Buddhist temple, established in 1024. Pilgrimage site with numerous very ornate buildings. Contains the nine-story Tabo Pagoda which was built in 1044...

Leichhardt Falls

Several metres tall waterfall which at full water becomes quite wide. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2204 S 139.8774 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Queensland, North...

Table Rock SC

Massive 970 m tall mountain with a fairly flat surface and steep slopes of monolithic granite. This mountain is a batholith - fragment of...

Devil’s Bellows on Asparagus Island

A slanted plume of water which shoots through a narrow hole which goes through the rocky island. Here is also Post Office or Devil's...

Peppara Forest and Kallanas

A population of suspected dwarf elephants reportedly lives in this forest. Here lives the common Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) but local people are convinced...

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...