Posts tagged nature

superb Lyrebird

Superb Lyrebird, Australia

The Lyrebird mimics the sounds of the rainforest, from Kookaburra to chain saw.

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(8 Votes, average 3.38)
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Coloured Canyon Egypt

Coloured Canyon, Egypt

A place to hear nothing. Although you might be surprised to find out when you get there, that your body isn’t as quiet as you think.

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(3 Votes, average 4.00)
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Zadar Sea Organ

Sea organ, Zadar, Croatia

The organ buried in Zadar’s promenade makes a haunting but harmonious sound. Air is driven through the organ pipes by the motion of the sea.

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(21 Votes, average 4.10)
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Ear of Dionysius

Ear of Dionysius, Sicily, Italy

Legend has it that the acoustic focus in this cavern was exploited to enable the whispers of prisioners held here to be overheard. However today, only the reverberance of this vast space can be enjoyed.

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(7 Votes, average 3.00)
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Singing Sand Dunes in the Qatari desert

Booming Sand Dunes

Singing sand dunes, or maybe that should be droning sand dunes, are surprisingly loud. This fascinating phenomenon has created heated debates among scientists: what makes the dunes boom, and why do some dunes sing while others remain silent?

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(13 Votes, average 4.23)
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Djavolja Varos

Djavolja Varos, Serbia

Visit on a windy day to hear the eerie sounds and see the strange hoodoos, which have led this place to named Devil’s Town.

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(6 Votes, average 4.83)
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Squeakings Sands

A beautiful beach, the wind in the hair, the waves lapping on the shore, the soothing sound of squeaking underfoot – yes you did read it right, some beaches squeak!

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Sea Bird Cliffs, UK

Hear the cries of vast sea bird colonies when the breeding and chick season is in full swing in spring and summer.

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(3 Votes, average 3.33)
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