Of the many wonders mother nature offers us, deserts are certainly among the most fascinating phenomenons on our planet. Desert landscapes are defined by areas which experience an extremely low amount of precipitation all-year round. This extreme lack of rain makes life almost impossible, both
Rivers are flowing bodies of water which flow from higher to lower ground. Every river always starts at a source and ends at a so-called mouth. The mouth is usually located at another body of water such as an ocean, a sea, a lake or
Waterfalls belong to the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. They form whenever a river or, more typically, a stream flows over a vertical drop. The drop usually occurs on the edge of steep mountains, but can also happen on icebergs or ice shelves. The following
No other living things grow as old as trees. Tree colonies can live up to around 80,000 years. While individual trees don’t live that long, they, too, can survive astonishing thousands of years. Even in our day and age, where human involvement made survival significant
They’re smaller than seas and larger than ponds. Lakes are areas filled with water that are surrounded by land and one or more rivers which feed and drain the lake. Lakes are not connected to any ocean. Unlike rivers, their water is also not flowing.