In beeld: de vreemdste rotsformaties in de wereld

Zo bijzonder kunnen mensen het niet maken: deze in de loop van miljoenen jaren door wind, regen en erosie gevormde rotsformaties in de vorm van een olifant, sfinx, paddenstoel of kathedraal.

In beeld: de vreemdste rotsformaties in de wereld
Elephant Rock

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Antelope Canyon in Arizona

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Torcal de Antequera in Spanje

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Árbol de Piedra in het Eduardo Avaroa Andes Fauna Nationaal Reservaat in Bolivia.

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Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in Utah

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Ball's Pyramid op Lord Howe Island in Australië

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Belogradchik in Bulgarije

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Ben Amera in Mauritius

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Brimham Rocks in Yorkshire, Verenigd Koninkrijk

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Bryce Canyon in Utah, VS

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Bucegi Sphinx in Roemenië

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Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Parkin Australië

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Camel Rock in New Mexico, VS

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Cappadocië in Turkije

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As Catedrais (Cathedral Beach) in Galicië in Spanje

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Cathedral Cove in Nieuw-Zeeland

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Chimney Rock State Park in Nebraska

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Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona, VS

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Chocolat Hills in de Filippijnen

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Zhangye Danxia Nationaal Geologisch Park in de Chinese provincie Gansu

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Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve in Australië

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Devil's Tower in Wyoming

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Domes de Fabedougou in Burkina Faso

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Drangarnir bij de Faeröer eilanden

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Dun Briste in Knockaun in Ierland

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Elephant Rock in het Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

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Ennedimassief in Tsjaad

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Étretat in Frankrijk

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Externsteine in Duitsland

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Flinders Chase National Park op Kangaroo Island in Australië

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Flowerpot Island in Fathom Five National Marine Park in Ontario, Canada

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Giant's Causeway in Noord-Ierland

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Haystock Rock bij Cannon Beach in Oregon

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Hobgoblin's Playground in Little Finland in Nevada

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Hvitserkur in IJsland

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Kannestein in het Oppedal in Noorwegen

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Katshi pilaar in Georgië

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Kiama in Australië

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Kicker Rock bij de Galapagos eilanden

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Ko Tapu in Ao Phang Nga Bay National Park in Thailand.

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Gouden Rots in Kyaiktiyo in Myanmar.

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Manpupuner in het Oeralgebergte in Rusland

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Mother and Child Balancing in de Matobo Hills in Zimbabwe

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Meteora in Griekenland.

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Mexican Hat in Utah

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Moeraki Boulders in Nieuw-Zeeland

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Mono Lake in Californië

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Monument Rocks in Kansas, VS.

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Monument Valley in Arizona en Utah

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Moon Hill in Guangxi in China

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Nanya Peculiar Rocks in Taiwan

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Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, Verenigd Koninkrijk

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Old Man of Hay bij Orkney in Schotland

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Painted Cliffs in Tasmanië, Australië

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Pedra da Gávea in het Tijuca in Brazilië

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Percé Rock aan de punt van het Gaspé-schiereiland in Québec, Canada

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The Pinnacles in Nambung National Park, Australië

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Preikestolen boven de Lysefjord in Noorwegen

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Raouché in Libanon

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Reflection Canyon in Glen Canyon in Utah en Arizona

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Sail Rock in Krasnodar Krai in Rusland

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Santa Maria Regla in Hidalgo in Mexico

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Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska

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Chamarel Seven Colored Earth Geopark in Mauritius

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Sigiriya in Sri Lanka

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Split Apple Rock in het Abel Tasman National Park in Nieuw-Zeeland

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Stone Forest bij Shilin in China

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Strombolicchio in Italië

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Svartifoss in IJsland

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Tadrart Acacusin in Libië

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Pura Tanah Lot in Bali, Indonesië

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Three Sisters in de Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australië

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Torghatten in Nordland, Noorwegen

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Torres del Paine in Patagonië

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Trolltunga in Noorwegen

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Tsingy Rouge in Madagaskar

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Turtle Rock in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolië

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Twelve Apostles in Australië

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Uluru (Ayers Rock) in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in AUstralië

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Valle de Luna in Argentinië

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Valle de la Luna in Chili

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Wadi Rum in Jordanië

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Wave Rock in Arizona

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Wave Rock in Western Australia

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White Desert in Egypte

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Yehliu Geopark in Taiwan

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Zhangjiajie National Park in China