Voron'ya (Krubera) cave is the deepest cave in the world at 2080 plus metres deep; a team of Ukrainian speleologists reached that depth after 19 days on 20th October 2004.
This cave is situated in the Orte-Balagan valley of the Arabica Massif in the Western Caucasus Mountains.
3265 m. (10,712ft). Tarso Toussidé, a broad volcanic massif at the western end of the Tibesti Range, is capped by the Toussidé stratovolcano, constructed at the western end of the 14-km-wide ignimbritic Yirrigue caldera of Pleistocene age.
Emi Koussi is a high volcano that lies at the south end of the Tibesti Mountains in the central Sahara in northern Chad. The volcano is one of several in the Tibesti massif, and reaches 3415 m in altitude, rising 2.3 km above the surrounding sandstone plains. The volcano is 65 km wide.
Mount Ngauruhoe is a 2,291 metres high cone shaped volcano on the edge of the Tongariro massif. The volcano is new Zealand's most active volcano with 61 eruptions since 1839.
The volcano is the `Mt Doom` in the movie Lord of the Rings.
It is the youngest vent and highest peak in the Tongariro volcanic complex on the Central Plateau of the North Island, and first erupted about 2,50...
The Qornet as Sawda ("Black Horn" in Arabic) is the highest peak of Mount Lebanon and of all the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It is located in the northern part of mount Lebanon,and at its west side it thrones over a huge cirque where the last millenial Lebanon cedars stand.
The summit isn't sheer, but it offers a huge panomaric view in all directions, and ev...
Beyond the famous K2 check out the sisters K1, K3, K4 and K5. Thomas Montgomerie was the member of the team who designated it "K2" for being the second peak of the Karakoram range. Standing on top of Mount Haramukh, 130 miles, 209 kilometers, to the south in 1856, spotting and drawing a sketch of K1 and K2, some 130 miles, 209 kilometers, to the north. Apart from K2 the other peaks originally n...
Liege place is quite rich in fortifications from all the periods. By the way, several sites are dedicated to the fortifications anterior to the 18th century. As far as I am concerned, I will limit myself to the works constructed after 1885, wich already gives me quite a lot of work.
So in Liege, we have the twelve forts of the first world war, builded all around the city, on the ...
Tour de France 2005 route map
Stage 18 - Thursday, July 21: Albi - Mende, 189 km
After the Pyrenees stages, the Tour goes over even another mountains - Massif Central in the middle of France. And this stage is for long escaper... in 1995, Laurent Jalabert won Stage12, after a long escape and climb over Côte de la Croix Neuve, finished in Mende - it was a memorable Bastill...
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