Generally called tepuis, the table top mountains are situated in an isolated deep inside Venezuela’s jungle. They are thought to be some of the oldest geological formations on Earth, Some geologists believe that they are about two billion years old. As they are completely isolated from the ground, a large number of unique plants and animals are found in these “islands above the rainforest” that are not found elsewhere in the world. Table top mountains can be found in other parts of the world familiar with different names mesa, tuya, butte, amba or simply Table Mountain.
There are obvious criterions, so that we can name some of the wetlands as most important wetlands in the world. First of all, let’s define, what actually wetland is? A wetland is a land area that is either permanently or seasonally saturated with water. There are wetlands in almost every region of the world. These lands are considered the most biologically diverse of all ecosystems. A great number of water and land species live on wetlands. These most important wetlands also provide an important environment to much migratory bird. There are different types of wetlands include swamps, bogs, marshes and estuaries around the world. Here is a list of the most important wetlands in the world.
A ring of coral that originally grew completely around the shoreline of an island and as the island subsided or eroded away which continued to grow upward on top of it is called an atoll. Atolls are only found in the tropics and subtropics as reef building corals flourish only in warm waters. On the whole we can say that, atolls are made up of turquoise lagoons and colorful reefs teaming with marine life, which offers picture postcard beaches and the life style of Robinson Crusoe. An overview of some of the most captivating atolls in the world is given here.
The dramatic coastlines formed by vertical sea cliffs create a better “End of the World Experience” than anything else. Standing on top of these tall cliffs, you can only see the vast expanse of the ocean and huge waves crashing against the rocks below. We are going to introduce you with some of the most incredible sea cliffs in the world here.
We all love trees. They provide an inner peace. There are many famous trees around the world. They come and go as the wind blows. L’Arbre du Ténéré was a landmark on caravan routes in the Sahara. It was once considered as the most isolated tree on Earth. But the tree was knocked down by a drunken Libyan truck driver in 1973. The famous Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam was blown down by high winds in a storm. But luckily for us, there are still many special trees out there. A list of some of the most famous trees in the world is given below.
Caves were our first home in the road of human evolution. In prehistoric time cave helped cave man to develop a better social form than other primates. Caves have been discovered throughout history. They were used for shelter, burial, or as religious sites in prehistoric time. Recent studies on cave reveals details of past climatic conditions of earth. And also helps to find the missing link of evolution. Beside research, Cavers explore them for the enjoyment of the activity or for physical exercise. For the less adventurous, a tour guides involves showing caves where artificial lighting, floors, and other aids allow tourist to experience the famous underground caves with minimal inconvenience.
Formed entirely by wind and water, Sea stacks are wonderful vertical rock structures standing in the sea. The process of formations of sea stacks begins with creating cracks in the headland. Whey they collapse, they form free-standing stacks. Interestingly, these stacks are again collapsed in the way these stacks were created.