Monday, November 18, 2019

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

Rano Raraku quarry

One of the visually most impressive megalithic monuments of the world. Rano Raraku served as a mine of moai, used sometimes around 1200 - 1700...

Marlong Arch

Delicate, impressive natural arch which has a quite narrow middle part. Sandstone at the arch is adorned with Aboriginal petroglyphs and hand prints. Location, GPS...

Carnarvon Gorge

Spectacular, some 30 km long gorge, which is up to 600 m deep. A sacred place, rich with Aboriginal art and ancient burial sites. Location,...

Robinson Gorge

Some 14 km long gorge with vertical sandstone cliffs which are up to 100 m high. Many spectacular side gorges. Location, GPS coordinates: 25.2986 S 149.1755...

Cania Gorge

Picturesque canyon of the Moon Creek, with up to 70 m tall cliffs. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.7209 S 150.9921 E Categories: Rock formations, Canyons and ravines Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Porcupine Gorge

Impressive canyon of Porcupine Creek which is up to 150 m deep. The river has crossected diverse rocks, also - layers of coal. Interesting...

Mulligan Falls

Beautiful jungle waterfall. Here the river slides down along a steep rock, at some places forming smaller vertical plunges. Total height of the falls...

Zoe Falls

Charming waterfall - a slide of water descending in a nice pool. Area surrounded with a pristine rainforest. Lower part of the falls is...

Blencoe Falls

Waterfall with several cascades. The upper one is very impressive, 90 m tall plunge and then come numerous slides and smaller falls with a...

Herbert River Falls

This waterfall is 56 - 75 m tall waterfall and has a single plunge. There are several streams falling, at high water, it becomes...