Monday, July 6, 2020

Morning Glory clouds of Carpentaria Gulf

To the south from the Carpentaria Gulf there is seen extremely unusual weather phenomenon - Morning Glory clouds of Carpentaria Gulf. It happens (and rather...

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...

Chillagoe karst landscape

Limestone towers which rise up to 40 m above the surrounding landscape. In this area are known some 600 - 1000 caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1710...

Kalkani Crater

Perfectly formed volcanic cone (cinder cone) which rises some 50 m above the surroundings. Central part of the crater is strictly protected natural area...

Weipa shell mounds

Some 600 human built mounds of shellfish Anadara granosa, including ridges which are several hundred meters long and up to 13 meters high, up...

Agate Creek Fossicking Area

A popular fossicking area where one can find beautiful pieces of agate. It becamoe known around 1900 and has provided world class samples of...

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...

The Daintree Rainforest

Possibly the oldest rainforest in the world, growing 135 million years. Largest continuous rainforest in Australia, 1,200 square kilometres large, extremely high biodiversity. Contains...

Burketown Hot Spring Bore

This 702 m deep borehole was made in 1897 and there is gushing a hot (68 °C), salty water from it. Now here stands...

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,...