The Externsteine (51░52′8″N, 8░55′3″E) are a distinctive rock formation located in the Teutoburger Wald region of northwestern Germany, not far from the city of Detmold at Horn-Bad Meinberg. The formation consists of several tall, narrow columns of rock which rise abruptly from the surrounding wooded hills. The name probably means "stones of the Egge".
Chimney Rock is a famous, prominent geological formation in Morrill County in western Nebraska. Rising nearly 300 feet (91 m) above the surrounding North Platte River valley, the peak of Chimney Rock is 4,226 feet (1,288 m) above sea level. During the middle 19th century it served as a landmark along the Oregon Trail, the California Trail, and the Mormon Trail, which ran along the north side of...
Heavily folded sedimentary rock units, named the velodrome after its distinctive exposure and bedding. to get the best view, look at the placemark due west, at low angle, from the top of one of the nearby peaks.
Starting with the 140m long waterslider and the flowrider, for body boards only, there are ten unique pools such as the Current Pool and the Wave Pool that can be enjoyed by everyone from families to couples.
Jusangjeolri, an unusual rock formation created by the erosion from ocean waves and wind. It is as if someone stacked a pile of hexagonal crystals on the seashore. Jusangjeolri has been formed by the contraction phenomenon when magma was exposed and cooled on earth.
Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and palace ruin situated in the central Matale District of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs, and other structures.