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The Gruta do Lago Azul (Blue Lake Cave), located at the Bonito municipality, Mato Grosso do Sul State, is developed in carbonate rocks of the Corumbá Group (Ediacaran) in the Serra da Bodoquena geomorphological context. Along the September to February, the sunlight penetrates the wide chamber, going down 150 meters from the surface, to the subterranean lake, turning the colour of the water intensely blue, what is the motivation for the site’s ...

This is a view of the South Tufa Grove of Mono Lake, part of the Mono Lake Tufa State reserve. The term Tufa (too'-fah) is the geological name given to these interesting rocky formations which have been created from Limestone. These towers of rock were actually created underwater when calcium rich springs interacted with a carbonate strong lake water; the reaction occurs resulting in calcium carbonate, or limestone.So why are the tufas now abo...

Located at the end of a mostly easy hike from trailhead parking (0.75 miles with a pair of moderately steep switchbacks near the end), Cecret Lake is a popular destination in late summer for those wishing to escape the heat in the Salt Lake valley.  After hiking through fields of wildflowers (over 120 species), the hiker can cool their feet in the cold lake and marvel at the surrounding peaks.

The Asihatu Stone Forest is located at the north mountain northeast of the Keshiketeng Banner of Chifeng. Asihatu granite is a rare stone forest landform. The stone forest was created because the rock mass of the region has rare horizontal proterozoic rock joints and vertical rock joints. Magma, glaciers, thawing ice, wind erosion and landslip due to gravity formed it. Within an area of 5 sq km, there are odd mountains and stones with differen...