Sunday, August 25, 2019

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Juxtlahuaca

A cave with unique ancient Olmec paintings made 900 - 500 BC. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.4392 N 99.1594 W Categories: Caves, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology, Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Hoa Lư Citadel

Citadel of the medieval capital of Vietnam, founded in the 10th century AD. Citadel was located among steep limestone pinnacles and was protected by...

Geumjeongsanseong

Largest mountain fortress in South Korea. Fortress was built in 1703 and walls were some 17 km long, 1.5 - 3 m tall. Location, GPS...

Rjúkandi

A 93 m tall waterfall with two main drops. Rjúkandi is one of the few large waterfalls in this part of the country. Location, GPS...

Suoi Giang tea forest (Suối Giàng)

Here grow possibly the world's oldest tea trees which are up to 3,000 years old. In total in this forest grow more than 85,000...

Fossabrekkur

Some 3 m high and 170 m wide waterfall with numerous small, green islands. This waterfall is like an oasis in the otherwise deserted...

Cabo Girão

Prominent cliff face which rises up to 589 m high directly from the ocean. Cliff is some 3 km wide. At the foot of...

Vũ Quang

Remote, forested region, where numerous new species of animals and plants have been found over the last decades and several more are reported but...

Lake balls of Mývatn

OOne of the few places in the world (others are in Japan and Ukraine) where form whole colonies of marimo – more than 10...

Nam Dan petroglyphs and megaliths (Nấm Dần)

Group of stones with carved symbols and stone settings. Most stone carvings are rings and weird spiral patterns, but there are depicted also humans. Location,...