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The number of lava lakes in the world changes. Thus, over 2018-2018 disappeared three lava lakes which existed for decades.
As a result, in October 2019 we have seven existing lava lakes on Earth. Three more existed for a longer time in the recent past. Besides this, since the year 2000 short-lived lava lakes and lava ponds existed in 11 more places. Wondermondo has listed them all in this article.
Some of the world’s most popular geysers are located in Iceland. But few know about ALL active geysers in Iceland.
This article lists all the known active geysers in Iceland – some 20 – 29 of them. Here are listed also some 38 other places where geysers have existed in the past or features, which are similar to geysers but are not genuine geysers.
There are places on our planet where unusual, gorgeous blue gemstones can be found. Wondermondo proudly presents a list of 10 such finds around the world.
Wondermondo has to admit: this list has been rounded to a nice, traditional number of ten. Are there any other unique finds of blue gemstones? Yes: definitely… see them as well!
Lists like this are subjective – the magnificence and attractiveness of waterfalls cannot be measured and each can have his own criteria. After years long studies and selection through several thousands of waterfalls Wondermondo has selected the top 10 waterfalls of the world.
This article lists the greatest churches of Italy. In this country are hundreds of very interesting cathedrals and other churches – with unusual and beautiful architecture, with great works of art and with an exciting history which sometimes is 2 thousand years long. Nevertheless, ten churches are just outstanding and, at least in Wondermondo’s view, stand above all others in Italy.
This article is a kind of wonder by itself: after meticulous work of several years here has been collected a list of absolutely unique places, where nature has outdone itself and created something unique, just in one example. Well, sometimes in a few examples – but, nevertheless!
Hawaiian archipelago is a group of beautiful and scenically impressive islands with many waterfalls. In fact the word "many" here is not exactly in place: there are few places in the world with THAT many waterfalls as Hawaiian islands and some of these falls belong to world’s tallest ones.
The article contains a list of 10 greatest waterfalls in Hawaiian Islands, all with images.
There are rare locations in the world, where one can experience unique, highly unusual phenomena related to meteorology.
This article contains a list of 10 such locations. Some of these phenomena have been explained, but some have no explanation.
This article represents a unique collection of the 10 stoutest trees (species) on our planet. List starts with the stoutest one but also the last one is natural monument of global importance, with such a size which is hard to grasp.
Current list of the 10 tallest trees in the world is the best which can be made, basing on the currently available data.
Wondermondo though believes: if people would know everything about Earth, this list would look different – most likely with more species of trees from tropics represented. Nevertheless – appreciate the giant trees of this, current list!
Earth is constantly bombed from the space: every 6 – 30 minutes a smaller meteorite falls on Earth. We don’t see and know wast majority of these cases because Earth is… very sparsely populated!
This is a list of 10 visually most impressive impact craters on Earth. Oh man, they ARE impressive!
This helpful list includes all scientifically confirmed impact craters on Earth by October 2014: 191 impact structures.
In the eastern Venezuela, Guyana and very north of Brazil are located numerous spectacular waterfalls, including the tallest waterfall in the world – Angel Falls. There is no other place in the world similar to this spectacular realm of waterfalls.
Article describes the lesser known giant waterfalls of Guyana, focusing on 10 most impressive ones.
The article provides information about some 70 impressive waterfalls of Guyana.
The historical rock cut architecture of India is of unprecedented richness and variety. Several of Indian rock cut structures belong to the most amazing achievements of ancient cultures worldwide. The list includes 10 such most surprising and impressive structures in India.
This is constantly updated article which lists all the known species of the trees with known height above 80 m.
Extreme weather conditions happen in different places of the world but there are very few places on Earth where extreme weather conditions are present frequently or even all the time.
Article lists 10 such locations.
No one knows all the stoutest (well, largest?) trees in the world. But Wondermondo knows more than others do! This article lists all the known tree species in the world with trunk circumference above 14 meters – and there are more than 50 such species.
The giant sinkholes of Earth belong to the most impressive natural landmarks.
Wondermondo offers a unique list of 10 most impressive sinkholes of the world – deepest, most capacious and most unusual ones.
It is possible that this is the only article devoted to geysers of Africa. We know geysers in USA, Iceland, new Zealand, but there exist geysers in Africa. Here are listed ALL of them.
Volcanoes, rain and ocean in the north-eastern part of the beautiful Hawaiian island of Moloka’i have created one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. Here have formed some of world’s most impressive waterfalls. Article lists 12 most impressive ones.
This small Internet encyclopedia reviews a fascinating kind of the rich Indian cultural heritage – cave art of India created over the last 2,300 years – since the beginning of historical period. This includes unique monuments of the early medieval painting, a rarity anywhere in the world.
Even a single flower of California poppy (Eschscholzia californica Cham.) emits fragile and exquisite beauty but there are locations where one can see millions of these beautiful flowers close together. Article lists 10 best places to see this beauty.