Tufa Towers at Mono Lake Geologists refer to these towers of limestone as "tufa", a series of formations that occurred originally underwater over hundreds of years as calcium mixed with carbonates in the lake around springs in the lake bed. Over the years, the water levels in Mono Lake have dropped and exposed these formations as water began to be diverted for irrigation starting in 1941.
One of the first parks in the National Park Service, California's Yosemite is a World Heritage site. Its most famous scenery includes mountain peaks like Half Dome and El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, giant sequoias, and sub-alpine lakes. Adventure travel expert Matt Villano recommends Hetch Hetchy, an uncrowded area in the park’s northwest corner, for unparalleled hiking. Pinned By Wondrous http://www.wondrous.com.au
Edmonds, Washington | Washington State waterfalls. (I have to find this. I've never seen it and if it's in Edmonds it's just down the freeway a bit. Gorgeous! I think this is called Gorge Creek Falls.)