Monday, July 6, 2020

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

Ku-ring-gai rock engravings

Diverse rock engravings in comparatively soft sandstone, including engravings of Emu constellation showing interpretation of star constellation in the sky. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.5929 S 151.2823...

Le Bone de Leproserie

One of most interesting sinkholes in Maré Island is Le Bone de Léproserie. This island is rich with impressive sinkholes (see the description of...

Reynolds Falls

Beautiful waterfall on Vale River. Waterfall is in a narrow gorge and falls with a single, more than 50 m tall plunge from a...

Great Nowranie Cave

A cave which starts with a sinkhole. There have been researched 1,272 m of the cave passages (2003). Some 500 m of the cave...

Klinki in Bulolo Valley

It is not known whether currently exists the tallest araucarias in Bulolo Valley including 88.9 m tall (or taller) Klinki pine - but it...

Taia dendroglyphs

The second largest group of Chatham dendroglyphs is Taia dendroglyphs. During the review and counting in November - December 1998 (1) here was found 21...

Maleny small-leaved fig

Very stout small-leaved fig (Ficus obliqua), circumference 16.55 m, height 49 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 26.7775 S 152.8776 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Queensland,...

Cannabullen Falls

Gorgeous, some 70 m tall waterfall with a single plunge. Nice view from the top of the falls. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6719 S 145.6136 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Billimina

Impressive, giant cliff face which is covered with more than 2,500 cliff drawings. Interesting feature is drawings of many bars in horizontal rows -...

Wolfe Creek crater

Wolfe Creek crater is one of the most impressive impact craters on Earth, sometimes compared to the most impressive one - Meteor crater (Barringer...