Cathedrals are one of the most important representations of the architectural art trough out the history of civilizations. Imposing constructions of stone built as temples all over the map. Most of the cities around the world have one, but here we will talk about the biggest, tallest and most beautiful of Europe.
Machu Picchu is Peru’s tourist destination by excellence. In 1983 was declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO and in 2011 entered the list of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. But how and when this old Inca city was built?
One of the most famous monuments in the United States is, without a doubt, the Golden Gate Bridge, but do you know everything behind such a distinguished bridge?
Have you ever wondered which are the biggest countries in the world? Looking at a world map you can already get an idea of what are the countries that occupy the most extension on our planet. However, some may surprise you. Do you want to know more? Keep reading!
If you have ever visited a cave or seen photos of one, you may have noticed certain structures called stalactites and stalagmites, vertical shapes that arise from the ceiling and floor of them.
You probably recognize the curious landscapes of the Enchanted City of Cuenca in Spain or the famous Aggtelek caves, in Hungary, these last ones being a World Heritage Site since 1995. What you may not know is that these two places have something in common: they are two types of karst relief. In today’s post we are going to tell you what a karst relay is and how the structures that characterize it are formed over time.
The first occidental men in access to the ruins of the city of Petra was a swiss archaeologist called Johann Ludwig Burckhardt that was disguised as a Jordan and discovered that way the old capital of the Nabataeans. Currently, the historical enclave of Jordany is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it is protected by UNESCO.
San Andreas fault travels 1300 km through the California state and Lower California in Mexico. It is one of the most famous faults due to its very active seismic activity.
The Ebro Delta is one of the most significant geographical features of Spain due to its immense biodiversity and for being one of the most humid areas of Catalonia. All its wild nature contrasts immensely with the human cohabitation and the agricultural transformation.
The Cretaceous period is the third and last geological period from the Mesozoic Era. It’s divided as: Upper Cretaceous and Lower Cretaceous. It started after the Jurassic Period and lasted 79 million of years, during which 70% of the existing species and practically all dinosaurs were extinguished.
The highlight of the Lower Cretaceous was the rupture of the supercontinent Pangea and Gondwana in two, thus giving place to what we know today as South America, Africa, Australia, the Indian subcontinent, the island of Madagascar and the Antarctic.
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