Today go in search of the most beautiful cliffs in the world.
Unlike the mountains, the rocks are not covered or only slightly, with rare exceptions, is covered with vegetation, among which is dominated by mosses and lichens.
In fact, it is boulders, steep slopes, and ledges of all sorts.
As well as many other geological formations, nature has created them over millions of years, so they got the most incredible shape, and sometimes color, so there is a view on that.
Speaking over the sea or the valley, the rocks are absolutely incredible beauty of the landscapes. Among them there are those who can outshine the most fantastic scenery. 9 these rock formations are a Prime example of what the most skilful master that is nature.
The Cliffs Of Moher, Ireland
Coastal cliffs, washed by the Atlantic ocean, stretches along the coast for 8 km In different parts of the height of the rocks varies from 120 to 214 meters. It is believed that the cliffs were formed over 300 million years ago. With these “stone giants” boasts truly amazing views to enjoy, which is visited annually by over 1 million tourists.
The white cliffs of Dover, UK
Framing the shoreline of the Strait of Pas-de-Calais cliffs are part of the hills of the North downs. The height of the rocks reaches up to 107 metres. Composed of chalk and flint, making them visible from the French of Cape Gris-Not, and among the seamen, they gained notoriety as the symbol of England.
A giant cliff towering over the Lysefjord. The height of the rock formations is 604 meters. Its top is a natural Observatory, with an area of approximately 25 by 25 metres. The cliff offers a magnificent view from which is breathtaking even seasoned tourists.
Cliff Cabo Girão, Portugal
This cliff is located on the South coast of Madeira island. Cabo Girão is the second largest rock in the world. Its height is 589 meters. On the cliff top there is an observation platform offering visitors the opportunity to “soar” over the ocean.
At the Northern tip of Molokai, on the Peninsula Kalaupapa, is one of the most picturesque places in Hawaii, national historical Park Kalaupapa. One of the jewels of the Park are sea cliffs with a height of over 1000 meters. You can reach them only on foot or on horseback. For their efforts, tourists are rewarded with spectacular views of the surrounding landscapes and the vast Pacific ocean.
Thor Peak, Canada
This granite peak is recognized as the highest vertical slope in the world. It is located in a National Park Auyuittuq on Baffin island. The peak height is 1250 meters and the slope of the wall is 105 degrees.
Half dome, USA
The rock rises 1450 meters above the Yosemite valley. Is the monolith of granite. Half dome is one of the largest monoliths in North America, and his image is often used by various organizations as a logo. View of Half dome is also printed on your driver’s license, which are issued in the state of California.
Cliffs of Etretat become the hallmark of the village. Their height ranges from 80 to 120 meters. Nature has carved some unique arches. Because of the extraordinary whiteness of the chalk cliffs can be seen far out to sea.
Grand Canyon, USA
Without this natural attraction list of incredible rock formations would be incomplete. Canyon on the Colorado plateau is a true time machine where you can take a trip to several geological periods. In the canyon, with a length of 446 km, left traces of four geological eras of Earth.
Over 10 million years of its creation, nature has formed a gorge to a depth of 1,800 meters, filled with clusters of cliffs with the most incredible forms and colors. The best view is on offer with a glass observation deck “sky walk” that protrudes from the edge of the canyon at 20 meters and towering over him at a height of 1220 meters.
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