There are 399 items filed under geological oddities.

Kato Kastania, Greece

Kastania's Cave

This remarkable Greek show cave was discovered by watching bees use it as a sort of spa
18 Jul 2014
Calhan, Colorado

Paint Mines Interpretive Park

The colorful clay that once provided pigment for American Indian pottery still looks like natural psychedelia
08 Jul 2014
Mui Ne, Vietnam

The Fairy Stream

This whimsically named Vietnamese stream is closer to a walkway than a waterway
27 Jun 2014
Inyo County, California

Bishop Tuff

Eons old volcanic activity created one of the most stunning rock formations in the United States
26 Jun 2014
Pyramid Lake, Nevada

Pyramid Lake

This Nevada lake holds not only its titular natural pyramid but if the legends are true, a number of baby ghosts as well
19 Jun 2014
Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia

Mount Rogers

The highest point in Virginia can only be reached by passing through ponies and flowers
04 Jun 2014
Freeport , Maine

The Desert of Maine

This tiny patch of arid sand sits in one of the greenest states in the union
22 May 2014

Mars in the Mojave

by Erin Johnson
21 May 2014
Michigan City, Indiana

Mysterious Sinkholes of Mt. Baldy

A chilling disappearance (and rescue) of a child uncovers a geological mystery
14 May 2014
East Sussex, United Kingdom

Seven Sisters Cliffs

These stark white cliffs were spat up by the sea and are slowly being retaken by it
07 May 2014
Taum Sauk Mountain, Missouri

Taum Sauk Mountain

In the St. Francois Mountains in the Ozarks at 1,772 feet above sea level, Taum Sauk Mountain is the highest (and possibly oldest) peak in Missouri
06 May 2014
Lewis, Kansas

Monument Rocks

One of the Eight Wonders of Kansas and the first official National Natural Monument these stark formations look like nature's Stonehenge
01 May 2014
Stanton, Mississippi

The Emerald Mound

The second-largest ceremonial mound in the United States is an artificial hill that is loosely shaped like a pentagram
28 Apr 2014
Kiama, Australia

Kiama Blowhole

This massive water spout has been luring visitors for hundreds of years, some to their death
12 Mar 2014
Pai, Thailand

Pai Canyon

Bizarre dirt trail winds a narrow path above the tree line
25 Feb 2014
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc, France

Pont d'Arc

A natural arch carved by a river gave its name to the so-called "Cave of Forgotten Dreams"
25 Feb 2014
Rio Arriba , New Mexico

Echo Amphitheater

Natural sonic phenomenon comes with a grisly legend of murder and blood
25 Feb 2014
Schooner Gulch State Beach, California

Bowling Ball Beach

The mysterious round rocks of Schooner Gulch
14 Feb 2014
Pyramid Mountain, New Jersey

Tripod Rock

This massive boulder is either a unique rock formation created by glacial melt or a magic energy vortex
17 Jan 2014
Gozo, Malta

The Azure Window and the Blue Hole

Two geological phenomena in one precarious locale: a towering stone window, and a deep blue void
07 Jan 2014
Kashgar, China

Shipton's Arch

The world's largest natural arch was forgotten for over 50 years after its discovery
06 Jan 2014
Torwood, Scotland

Torwood Blue Pool

The mystery of this small, brick pond eluded its possibly only investigator until his death
23 Dec 2013
Lucca, Italy

Pietra Di Bismantova

An Italian geologic wonder that served as the inspiration for the landscape of Dante's hell
13 Dec 2013
Minbu, Myanmar

Minbu Mud Volcanoes

These muddy eruptions are less deadly than actual volcanoes but also more holy
04 Nov 2013

Pumpkin Spring Pool

Arsenic pool in the Grand Canyon takes on the appearance of a giant, overflowing pumpkin
30 Oct 2013
Elka Park, New York

Dibbles Quarry

An abandoned 19th century quarry in the middle of the woods, remade by unnamed wanderers into a massive series of rock thrones
22 Oct 2013

Earthquake Lake

An apocalyptic seismic event creates a deadly chain reaction that ends with a 6-mile long lake developing within weeks
18 Oct 2013
Division No. 9, Subd. A, Canada

The Tablelands

This rocky spread has been squeezed up directly from the bowels of the earth
01 Oct 2013