Thursday, January 23, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Víðgelmir

World's largest (by volume) lava tube cave. 1,585 meters long cave, with a volume of 148 000 m³. Contains ice formations, evidence of habitation,...

Ixtlán de los Hervores geothermal field

Geothermal field, where earlier used to be up to 14 geysers (it is possible that few still exist near Salitre village). Now here are...

Kings Cascade

Some 50 m tall waterfall with many steps. Formed by Cascade Creek, falling into gorge of Prince Regent River. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.6228 S 125.3048 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology,...

Swan Bells

Unusual monument - 82.5 m tall tower of unusual architecture, with 18 bells. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9589 S 115.8582 E Categories: Monuments and memorials Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania,...

Jagannath Temple in Puri

One of the most important Hindu temple complexes, it was built in the 11th century. Well fortified, it contains 120 temples and shrines; most...

Bungle Bungle Range

Incomparable landscape created by highly unusual rock formations. Landscape is marked by up to 250 meters high sandstone pillars and beehive structures of contrasting...

Sydney Opera House

One of the iconic buildings representing not only Australia but the 20th century architecture in general. Built in 1973. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.8569 S 151.2152 E Categories: Public...

Hahoe Traditional Village

A traditional village from the 16th century. The village was built in accordance with the geomantic guidelines of pungsu and in plan it resembles...

Historical center of Huế

A planned city, capital of Vietnam in 1802 - 1945. The geography of the city was made with great scale, creating huge rectangular systems...

Albany Natural Bridge

Enormous natural bridge from granite, located at the seaside. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.1182 S 117.8914 E Categories: Rock formations, Natural arches Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Western...