Blowholes

Blowhole in Grand Cayman

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Blowholes Category Blowholes Described blowholes and other wave phenomena About the blowholes What is blowhole? The blowhole is an intermittent natural water fountain that is powered by wave energy. Visually it is quite similar to a geyser and often blowholes are just called – sea geysers. But the mechanism of blowholes is […]

Karst landscapes

Tsingy de Ankarana, Madagascar

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Rock formations 🢖 Karst landscapes Category Karst landscapes Described karst landscapes What is included in this category? Limestone, dolostone, and gypsum are quite common rocks and cover a major part of the land. These rocks are soluble and, as the water reaches them, sooner or later voids are forming in the rocks – and […]

Rock formations

The Wave, Arizona

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Rock formations Category Rock formations Described rock formations What is included in this category? This type of landmarks includes most unusual and interesting rock formations of the world. It may sound simple but it isn’t: this group of monuments tends to grow and grow without end, encompassing diverse seemingly unrelated things. Thus […]

Early human finds

Liang Bua cave, Flores, Indonesia

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Biological wonders 🢖 Fossil finds 🢖 Early human finds Category Early human finds Described early human finds What is included in this category? In this category Wondermondo has included most important and unusual places with remains and other traces of activities by early humans (including other species of humans) and other hominins. What are humans and hominins? […]

Categories of wonders

Grand Prismatic Spring, United States, Wyoming

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders Category Categories of wonders Currently, the wonders of the world in Wondermondo are divided into 122 categories. This huge number is divided into four realms: Geological wonders Biological wonders Archaeological and architecture wonders Legendary wonders Many world’s wonders fit into several categories. Nevertheless, one principle is strict – every wonder of the […]

Lakes and streams

Laguna Verde, PotosĂ­ in Bolivia

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Lakes and streams Category Lakes and streams Described lakes and streams What is included in this category? This category includes unusual lakes, sea bays and streams of the world. One though should remember the principle of Wondermondo: here the landmarks in general are smaller than 500 km³, thus here are not included […]

Outstanding volcanoes of the world

Arenal volcano in night, Costa Rica

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Volcanoes Category Volcanoes Described volcanoes What is included in this category? This category includes most unusual and interesting volcanoes of the world. What are volcanoes? Over the last 10,000 years in some 1,500 places around the Earth through the crust of the planet has been emitted lava, ash, and gases from the […]

Spring tufa, travertine and other formations

Travertine pools in Huanglong Valley, China

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Geological wonders 🢖 Springs 🢖 Spring tufa, travertine and other formations Category Spring tufa, travertine and other formations Described spring tufa, travertine and other formations What is included in this category? This category includes very diverse landmarks which have one thing in common: all of them are created by springs that are depositing chemical sediments – silica, […]

Trees

Sagole Baobab, South Africa

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Biological wonders 🢖 Trees Category Trees Described trees What is included in this category? This category includes the largest and most unique trees in the world. Criteria Trees for most part are perennial woody plants who have one main trunk and considerable size. There is no minimum size for a tree agreed and imagination is […]

Places with cryptozoological phenomena

Group of large animals in Lake Tianchi, China, 2013. This event was witnessed by hundreds of tourists

Wondermondo 🢖 Categories of wonders 🢖 Legendary wonders 🢖 Places with cryptozoological phenomena Category Places with cryptozoological phenomena Described cryptozoological phenomena What is included in this category? Cryptozoology is a very exciting pseudoscience – a discipline that stands between true science and folklore. It deals with legendary animals that seem to exist but their existence has not been proved. Stories that […]