Saturday, September 19, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Uxmal

Once important center of the ancient Maya culture where exceptionally well-preserved structures stand up to this day. It could be founded as early as...

Magdalena Opal mines

The find of the near-unique lloviznando opal - variety of opal with a near transparent, light blue color and phenomenal play of colors. Finds...

Mireuksa pagoda

One of the oldest pagodas in Korea, located in a temple which was founded in the times of Baekje Kingdom in 602 AD. This...

Hyonrung (Hyollung, Tomb of King Wanggon)

A tomb of Emperor Taejo from the 10th century with ornate decorations. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.9858 N 126.5055 E Categories: Cemeteries Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, North Hwanghae,...

Ýrufoss

Most power of this once gorgeous waterfall has been taken by hydropowerplant dam (1953) shortly above the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0867 N 21.0077 W Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Kanas Lake Monsters

There are no doubts that some enormous animals live in Kanas Lake - possibly the largest freshwater fishes in the world. Nevertheless their existence...

Lake Tahoe Monster – Tessie

Many times in this lake has been sighted 3 - 25 m long serpent-like monster. Location, GPS coordinates: 39.09329 N 120.02195 W Categories: Sites of legends, Places with...

Hypersaline lakes beneath the Devon Ice Cap

Two very unusual lakes were discovered under the thick ice of Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic in 2018. These lakes, most likely, are...

Karla Caves

India hosts nearly immense wealth of ancient rock-cut architecture for diverse tastes. But many eyewitnesses agree that the most impressive chaitya – Buddhist prayer...

Wapama Falls

Enormous, 329 m tall waterfall with three drops. At high water the torrent floods the passage at the base of falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.96613 N...