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...

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,...

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...

Whale Rock blowhole

A blowhole which sometimes gushes a fountain of mist and water. Then the rock whistles and whooshes. Aborigines called this place - Whining Rock,...

Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, 1,840 km². Contains dunes up to 24 metres high, tall rainforest growing at elevations up to 200...

Chillagoe Balancing Rock

Incredible balancing rock, standing on its narrow end, a bit slanted and elongated. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1710 S 144.5132 E Categories: Rock formations, Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

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,...

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...

Indarri Falls

Some 2 - 3 m tall waterfall which is unusual because it is formed by some 150 m long spring tufa barrier across the...