Waterfall-like Rock Formations in Mexico

hierve el agua

Located in the central valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico, Hierve el Agua, looks very much like a waterfall stuck in time, but the cliff is a mineral formation that was created over thousands of years. These formations are created by fresh water springs, as the water scurries over the cliffs, the excess minerals are deposited, much in the same manner that stalactites are formed in caves.  Atop the cliffs are turquoise bathing pools that offer incredible views of the surrounding landscape.

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11 Responses to Waterfall-like Rock Formations in Mexico

  1. Just…..”WOW” beautiful!!

  2. vivekav321 says:

    nice one there !!

  3. AmyRose says:

    Incredible images. Thank you! Love, Amy

  4. fleurrisse says:

    Reblogged this on fleurrisse and commented:
    La nature est le plus grand créateur.

  5. clinock says:

    Have been there and this is a wondrous record of it’s beauty…

  6. Oh wow !!!! Don’t you always share the most delightful pictures !

  7. yousratoday says:

    Amazing pictures !

  8. swo8 says:

    Where does the water come from. There must be a lake up there.

  9. dalbas2012 says:

    Reblogged this on dalbas2012 and commented:
    Beautiful, everyone need to see how beautiful is our world!!!!!!

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