Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Kummakivi: The Natural Wonder in Finland

Well, you’ve seen number of natural phenomenal these days. But certain natural occurrence leaves us all scratching our heads, i.e. “Kummakivi” a definite geological formation found in the dense forest of Finland. The mysterious formation is that of a giant rock performing an incredible balancing act on a seemingly smooth, curved mound.

Therefore, no scientific explanation found how the rock balanced? The researchers have given name translates as “strange rock” in Finnish, has wound up in such a bewildering position, but doesn’t it look unusual? Hence, some Finnish folklore believes the odd locations of these colossal stones by saying that trolls carried, threw or rolled them there. This eccentric sight puzzled visitors since its discovery, and spawned stories of giants having but geologists have more realistic explanation: glaciers.

This huge Rock is located in Finland, at 61.5 degrees N consists of four big layers, and on the front side down below is a large V-shaped carving, which resembles the coast of South Greenland. However, wonder whether these features of the Stone relate to ancient stories? Finland is one of Europe’s best places of true wilderness, hide thousands of strange stories and secrets to be revealed by those who love nature. There are caves, rocks and gorges shaped in strange ways by the ice-age and the effects of prolong winters.