Thursday, November 17, 2011

10 Meteor greatest ever hit the earth

Imagine staring at the night sky and saw a small point, then point it turns into a larger double that, until the night sky looks a bit brighter, then you realize that the point size of the city of Bandung, then split the night air with the speed of sound coming right toward you, BOOM!
Impact damage such as Mega tsunami, earthquake, volcano eruption in the corners of the earth and the loss of daylight to dark for years, for those of you who survived he will kill you slowly.
The result now we will see the largest crater in the region - the other hemisphere has ever hit by asteroids, compiled by diameter.

Here are 10 METEOR greatest ever hit the earth :

1. Kawah Barringer, Arizona, Amerika Serikat
49 000 years ago rock star size is "only" 150 ft and weight + / - 300,000 tonnes of contained nickel and iron with a speed of 40,000 miles / hour hit the Earth, the result of a meteor collision can be seen 55 km east Flasgaff, Arizona USA called the Barringer Crater. This crater is the crater of the best preserved up to now, it generates the same power with bursts of 20 million tons of TNT!
The result is a diameter of 148 ft (45 m) with a depth of 175 m, found by Daniel Barringer in 1902 for mining, to this day Crater was the Barringer family. Also called Meteor Crater, Coon Butte, and Canyon Diablo.

2. Bosumtwi, Ghana
Located at 30 km south-east of Kumasi, Ghana. Renowned for its natural lake Bosumtwi lake when it is the impact of a meteor collision 1.3 million years ago.
Diameter 10.6 km depth of 45 m. Continuous rain flooded the former collision is made ​​to form a lake. Trust the local population of the lake is the place where the soul is dead to expose to the god Twi.

3. Deep Bay, Canada
Being in the Southwest Lake in Saskatchewan, Canada with a width of 13 km and a depth of 220 m occurred about 100 million years ago. Judging from its structure, indeed almighty collision.

4. Aorounga impact crater, Chad
Aorunga is a region when a meteorite by 1 mile (1.6 km) struck Earth about 200-300 million years ago, in a region in the Sahara desert north of Chad, Africa, the collision can occur about 1 million years.

5. Gosses Bluff, Australia
Around 142 million years ago a comet with a width of 22 km hit the mainland Autralia, with a speed of 40 km / sec, can be equated with the explosion of 22,000 megatons of TNT, wow. . . the results are quite impressive that is left has a diameter of 24 km with a depth of 5000 m.

6. Mistastin Lake, Canada
Berlokasi di Labrador, Kanada. Danau Mistastin adalah bentuk dari hasil Meteorit menabrak bumi, hasilnya sebuah lobang dengan diameter 28 km pun menganga di kulit bumi.

7. Clearwater lakes, Canada
Wooaaw. . . which is even more powerful, about 290 million years ago an asteroid hit the earth close to the twin Hudson Bay coast of Canada, the result is a hole with a diameter of 32 km from a large asteroid, and 22 miles from a small asteroid.

8. Kara-Kul, Tajikistan
At an altitude of 13,000 feet (3,900 m) above sea level, there is Kara - Kul. also known sebagaiQarokul: 16 miles (25km) wide lake in the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, near the Chinese border. The lake is actually located within 28 miles (45km) wide circular depression, which was hit by a meteorite approximately 5 million years ago, Kara-kul only discovered recently, through satellite imagery.

9. Manicouagan, Kanada
Manicouagan Reservoir (Lake Manicouagan) also known as the "eye of Quebec", about 212 million years ago with a 5 km wide asteroid hit the earth, leaving a giant hole with a diameter of 100 km.

10. Chicxulub, Mexico
Buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, near the Chicxulub village (which means "tail of the devil" in Mayan), this is an ancient crater with the greatest impact with a diameter of 107 km. The collision occurred approximately 65 million years ago when a comet or asteroid the size of a small town mengahantam (equivalent to 100 teratons of TNT) on Earth and cause mega-tsunamis, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions around the world.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The Beautiful Waterfall Ever

The waterfall is a geological formation of the currents of water flowing through a rock formation with erosion and falling down from a height. Artificial waterfall can be commonly used in the park. Some waterfalls form in mountain environments where erosion are common.

This is the Most Beautiful Waterfall ever in the World :

1. Multnomah Falls, United States
Multnomah Falls is a waterfall on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, which lies to the east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, along the Historic Columbia River Highway. , Divided into an upper falls of 542 feet (165 m) and the lower falls of 69 feet (21 m)

2. Dettifoss Waterfalls, Iceland
Dettifoss waterfall is a waterfall located in the Myvatn area, north of Iceland. This waterfall is located on the river Jökulsá á Fjöllum originating from glaciers. The waterfall is known for a very large current that is between 200 to 500 cubic meters per second depending on the season. The width of the waterfall is about 100 meters with a height of 44 meters.

Near Dettifoss, there is also a waterfall that is not less interesting is Selfoss waterfall. Jökulsárgljúfur national park located about 15 km north of this waterfall.

3. Niagara Falls, USA
Niagara is a great waterfall in the river Niagara, Although not very high, the waterfall of Niagara is a very wide and most popular in the world. More than 6 million cubic feet (168,000 m3) of water per minute was dropped and this is the most powerful waterfall in North America.

4. The waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes, Croatia
Plitvice Lakes National Park is located at Plitvice plateau surrounded by three parts of the Alps Dinarik: mountain Plješevica (Gornja Plješevica peak 1640 m), Mala Kapela mountain (Seliški Vrh peak at 1280 m), and Medveđak (884 m)

5. The Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. The waterfall is located on the Zambezi River, which at present forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. This waterfall has a width of approximately 1 mile (1.6 km), with a height of 128M (420 feet).

David Livingstone, Scottish explorer, visited this lake in 1855 and named it the name of Queen Victoria, this waterfall is part of two national parks, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia and Victoria Falls National Park in Zimbabwe, and also a World Heritage Site UNESCO

6. Iguazú Falls Brazil
Iguazu waterfall, Iguassu Falls, or Iguaçu Falls (Portuguese: Cataratas do Iguaçu, (kataɾatɐz du igwasu); Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú, [kataɾatas del iɣwasu) is the name of a waterfall that is located in the Iguazu River on the border of the state of Paraná in Brazil and Misiones province in Argentina. The falls divide the river into the top and bottom.

7. Upper Yellowstone Falls, United States
Yellowstone National Park is a national park in the United States. Located in the state of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho. Covering 3468 sq mi (8983 km ²). Yellowstone National Park is the oldest national park in the world, was established on March 1, 1872 when United States President Ulysses S. Grant signed a law to legitimize it.

8. The Krimmler waterfall, Austria
Waterfall is located in Austria and ranks as the 26th highest waterfall in the world

9. Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland
AIR plunge Gullfos is one popular tourist sites in Iceland. However, due to volcanic eruptions in recent months, the location that offers the natural splendor of Iceland empty of visitors.

Popular tourist sites Gullfoss waterfall in the river valley Hvita. From its peak, waterfalls falls and flows down through several stages until it gets to a gap that has a depth of 32 meters (105 feet).

10. Nachi Falls of Japan
is a waterfall located on Lake Chuzenji, National Park Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The inventor was a monk named Shodo Shonin.

This Waterfall Existing In Indonesia :
11. Sipiso piso of Indonesia in Nort Sumatera
12. Air terjun 2 warna
13. malela


Monday, October 31, 2011

Enchantment Lake Taupo New Zealand

New Zealand is a country that has a beautiful natural scenery, lush forests, amazing wildlife, delicious food and wine, all of which will make the visitors spellbound. The youngest country in the world that has a diversity of scenery, culture and art are very close to each other.

Located in the heart of North Island volcanoes, Lake Taupo region is where there's largest freshwater lake in New Zealand, geothermal area is wonderful and famous Huka waterfalls.

A volcanic crater covering an area of ​​Singapore, Lake Taupo is formed from a volcano eruption in 181 AD. With an area of ​​616 sq km, Taupo is the largest freshwater lake in Australasia with water so clear that there are billions of freshwater fish that live there.

There are 47 rivers and streams of the river empties into Lake Taupo and the only one there is flow out, ie the river Waikato, New Zealand's longest river. Taupo town is located right on the edge of the lake, with hotels offering spectacular volcanic peaks snow-capped mountains in Tongariro National Park. Most Taupo accommodation package is equipped with a natural spa in the hot pool.

From Auckland, takes 4 hours to 40 minutes leading to the Taupo by car, or 45 minutes by air or 5 hours 25 minutes by train.

Visitors come to Lake Taupo to enjoy the scenery and challenging activities, accompanied by the hospitality of local culture. Communities on the edge of the lake it's turned on by places to eat, drink and party. And in the winter, try skiing on Mount Ruapehu until satisfied.

Geothermal activity in Lake Taupo include geysers, steaming craters, boiling mud pools, and some of the largest silica terraces in the world. Volcanic activity over thousands of years has formed the boiling crater, fumaroles and steam burst. Maori mythology is connected with peculiarities of geothermal features in this area.

Explore an active geothermal area with mud pools, craters and steam burst. Do not forget to also soak in natural hot water pools.

If you drive around the highway 'Volcanic Loop' famous, you can see Mount Ruapehu, Mount Tongariro and Mount Ngauruhoe.

Here you can get to know the history of the extraordinary volcano that formed Lake Taupo and visit silica terraces that rivals the legendary Pink and White Terraces are commonly referred to as the eighth wonder of the world.

In winter, you can try to ski on an active volcano. Mount Ruapehu is the presence of Turoa and Whakapapa ski field, the largest in New Zealand.

Shouting Time Limit

Challenge yourself with a desperate game, jumping from the edge of the cliff above the river Waikato. Parachuting in pairs to enjoy views of Lake Taupo from the top. Mountain biking through steep terrain, wild bushes (use the map to find the best terrain).

Your adrenaline racing with a 4x4 quad bike riding, off-road motor biking, trekking with horses, with replica race car racing, rock climbing or mountain boarding mountain boarding at the first location in New Zealand.

You can enjoy the river with activities such as trying to jet boating, whitewater rafting, kayaking or canoeing adventure with. If you want to wet-basahan, there is activity on the lake such as windsurfing, jet skiing, parasailing, water skiing, wakeboarding and kayaking can be tested.

Huka waterfall (Huka Falls) is the natural attractions of the most visited in New Zealand. Here you can take fantastic photos. Approximately 220 thousand liters of water falling from the cliff every second. This waterfall is located in Wairakei Park, just 5 minutes drive to the north of Lake Taupo, or half-hour walk through the river. You can see this waterfall from some point.

Time to Pamper Yourself

Trout fishing should be a priority of your activities. This area is one of the center of the natural breeding of trout remaining in the world.

There is a rainbow trout or brown trout you can catch from Lake Taupo, or with a local guide you can try fly fishing on the Tongariro River. And there are plenty of restaurants there that are willing to cook your catch. Fishing activity can be done throughout the year here.

Try to ride a boat or kayak to explore the coves and secluded beaches. Visit also Maori carvings on the rocks at Mine Bay which is only accessible only by water.

Enjoy views of Tongariro National Park from the air using a helicopter or seaplane.

Here too there are six golf courses that can help you train your swing acuity. Relieve stress with a soak in the geothermal pool.

You can also walk along the wild bush or visit the botanical gardens. Previously, make sure you make a list of visits to private gardens open to visitors.

Taste also dine at one of the many restaurants there or unique, tasting shrimp from a geothermal farm. Take the map, then follow the trail of arts and crafts, or a walk in fashion shops in downtown.

New Zealand has four seasons: autumn (March to May), winter (June to August), spring (September to November), summer (December to February).