Landscape

Niagara Falls created by glaciation about 10,000 years ago

Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Canada and the United States; more specifically, between the province of Ontario and New York state. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge.   What are Niagara [ … ]

What is The Great Barrier Reef?

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,300 kilometres (1,400 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi). The reef [ … ]

Lenticular clouds, stationary lens-shaped clouds!

Lenticular clouds are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form in the troposphere, normally in perpendicular alignment to the wind direction.   What are lenticular clouds? There are three types of lenticular clouds: altocumulus standing lenticular (ACSL), stratocumulus [ … ]

Have you ever seen the Milky Way?

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System. The descriptive “milky” is derived from the appearance from Earth of the galaxy – a band of light seen in the [ … ]

The amazing Redwood National and State Parks in USA

The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP) are old-growth temperate rainforests located in the United States, along the coast of northern California.   The Redwood National and State Parks (RNSP)? Comprising Redwood National Park and California’s Del Norte Coast, Jedediah [ … ]

The Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 

Hạ Long Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and popular travel destination in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. What is the Ha Long Bay? The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes. Hạ [ … ]