Fly Ranch Geyser, in Nevada USA, is a small geothermal geyser that only started spouting mineral rich water as recently as 1964.
The surrounding limestone cliffs of Hamilton Pool provide shade and help keep the water cool during the hot Texas summers. Large stalactites still hang from the roof of the Grotto and add to the primeval atmosphere of this natural geological wonder.
The Plitvice Lakes National Park located with the western region of Croatia and is a particularly fascinating geological wonder. A World Heritage site, it includes a series of 16 lakes interconnected lakes. Each lake empties into the next lake by means of waterfalls and includes some 92 cascades with a collective vertical drop of 133 m.
Located at the at the southwestern tip of the Island of Mauritius and just to the east of the Morne Peninsular is one nature’s most fantastic and eye twisting illusions. In both photographs and real life it looks as if a steady flow of water and sand are plunging over the edge of an impossibly deep ocean chasm.
Google Earth was introduced in 2005 and for the first time in human history the average person suddenly had access to the kind of satellite observation technology that had been restricted to NASA and government security agencies.
There are some truly amazing places in this world and more are being revealed everyday. This is our top ten list of amazing places we want to share with you.
Thor’s Well is a spectacular coastal blowhole sometimes referred to as a natural salt water fountain. It is one of several remarkable geological features that can be found at Cape Perpetua which is around 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Yachats in Oregon State, USA.
Pulpit Rock is one of the region’s most visited attractions and one of the most spectacular photo opportunities in Norway. In 2011 Pulpit Rock was voted one of the world’s most spectacular viewpoints by both CNN Go and Lonely Planet.
Located just south of the village of Dibab in the Muscat governorate of Oman and about 580 metres inland from the sea is the Bimmah Sinkhole and hidden lake.
Pamukkale in the southwestern Anatolia region of Turkey is the finest example of cascading travertine pools anywhere in the world. In Turkish ‘Pamukkale’, translates as “cotton castle” but was originally known as Hierapolis – the sacred city and holy pools.