Arches created by nature, which can still be time to see
• The arches created by nature, which can still be time to see
In March, the famous limestone rock in the form of an arch in Malta Azure Window has fallen into the sea, unable to withstand a strong storm. arch collapse was predictable, given the natural erosion for many years undermines the natural monument. This photographic material will tell you about ten beautiful rock arches of the world that can still be seen.
The arch Azure Window (left) off the northwest coast of the island of Gozo in Malta, and the fact that he was left of it after the storm (on the right). Geologists have long predicted the collapse of the Azure Window as a result of natural erosion, and in the past few years, the tourists were forbidden to walk on the arch or swim under it. In March, their predictions come true.
Kleftiko, Milos, Greece.
These rock formations can only be reached by sea. Legend has it that in one of the caves of Kleftiko pirates kept their treasures.
Blue Caves, Zakynthos, Greece.
Blue Caves - one of the most popular tourist attractions of the island of Zakynthos. Part of the cave you can see, getting to them in a boat, while the other part is available only for experienced divers.
Arch Es Pontàs, Mallorca.
This natural arch is located in the south-east coast of Mallorca Island. Climbers trying to conquer the arch, carried her to one of the most difficult climbing sites in the world. However, most people come here just to enjoy the beautiful sea views.
Arch Kamara Tou Koraka at Cape Greco in the southeastern part of the island of Cyprus.
Currently, the arch is classified as potentially dangerous, and it walks prohibited.
The town of Etretat to the north-west of France is known for its impressive arches and chalk cliffs that inspired many artists, the Impressionists in the 19th century. During low tide, visitors can walk under the arch. Arch was formed underwater river that once flowed parallel to the coast.
Arch Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand, which can be reached only on foot or by boat.
Durdle Door, Dorset, England.
Rocky gate Durdle Door is part of the Jurassic Coast, which was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. Durdle Door is the most famous and recognizable natural arch in the world.
Engetsu Island Island off the coast of the village of Shirahama in Wakayama Prefecture in Japan.
The natural limestone arch Green Bridge of Wales (Green Bridge of Wales) has a height of about 25 meters and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Wales.
Percé Rock, Quebec, Canada.
Percé Rock that in French means "cliff wort", is a limestone formation 433 meters long and 90 meters wide, centered on the natural arch.