Saturday, January 25, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Concert hall with amazing architecture, built in 2003, designed by Frank Gehry. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.05538 N 118.24985 W Categories: Operas, theatres and concert halls Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? North America,...

Iolani Palace

The only royal palace in United States, built in 1879 by king Kamehameha V and used as royal residence until 1893. Palace is built...

63 Building

The world's tallest gold-clad building, 249 m tall. Skyscraper was built in 1985. At sunrise its reflection is blinding. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.5198 N 126.940181 E Categories: Government...

Betatakin

Abandoned Anasazi cliff dwelling, which once had up to 120 rooms for up to 125 people, now some 80 rooms remain. Located under a...

Nobbies Blowhole

At the end of narrow sea bay in the basalt has formed some 12 m long sea cave. As the waves enter the cave...

Öskurhóll

Large fumarole with an impressive sinter cone. Earlier it was very noisy and emitted frightening noises. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.8650 N 19.5587 W Categories: Geothermal fields, Fumaroles Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

One Pillar Pagoda

Small, unusual pagoda, built in the first half of the 11th century. Pagoda stands on a large pillar in the middle of pond. Location, GPS...

Gwansanri Goindol

Largest dolmen in North Korea, consists of two upright stones and enormous, more than 40 tons heavy capstone above them. Made in the 12th...

Hummock Point Blowhole

Impressive, a bit slanted blowhole in lava beds at the sea. Location, GPS coordinates: 7.9172 S 14.32852 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Africa, Ascension Island, north-eastern part, at...

Ecosystem of Henderson Island

There remains only one atoll in the world which is covered with pristine forest and whose ecology is almost not influenced by humans -...