Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...

Wave Hill Station prehnite finds

Possibly the largest find of gem quality prehnite - light green, transparent gemstone. Stones are found scattered on the ground. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.5579 S 130.8717...

Henbury meteorite craters

A group of 13 – 14 meteorite craters with a diameter from 7 to 180 m, up to 15 m deep. Here have been...

Boxhole crater

Well visible impact crater, with a diameter of 170 m. Formed some 5,400 years ago. Location, GPS coordinates: 22.6127 S 135.1953 E Categories: Impact craters Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

Ubirr (Obiri)

Some of the best galleries of Aboriginal X-ray style drawings, some are up to 40,000 years old. Three galleries are accessible to visitors. Location, GPS...

Nourlangie Rock (Nawurlandja)

Impressive cliff with numerous ancient shelters. Some, such as Anbangbang and Nangawulurr contain impressive paintings of mythological nature. Location, GPS coordinates: 12.8619 S 132.8123 E Categories: Petroglyphs and...

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

One of Australian symbols, enormous and visually very impressive sandstone inselberg, 348 meters high and 9.4 km in circumference. Sacred place to local Aborigene...

Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga)

Unusual, impressive monolithic rock formation, consists of 36 steepsided domes up to 546 meters high. Sacred place to local Aborigene people. Endemic plants. Location, GPS...

Devil’s Marbles (Karlu Karlu)

An unusual place with rounded, giant granite boulders often standing in seemingly unstable positions. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.5668 S 134.2617 E Categories: Rock formations, Rock spires, Balancing rocks Values: Geology,...

Litchfield magnetic termite mounds

Unique landscape formed by multiple flat termite mound formations oriented in north-south direction in order to control the temperature inside the mounds. These mounds...