Sunday, November 10, 2019

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

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...

Cobbold Gorge

Spectacular, narrow chasm with some 30 m tall cliffs on both sides. The narrowest place is just 2 m wide. The stream is spring-fed...

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...

Undara Lava Tubes

Group of numerous short lava tubes, the longest are Barkers Cave (905 m) and Bayliss Cave (more than 1300 m). Created by the lava...

O’Briens Creek Topaz Gemfields

Popular site for the public to search for fine topaz crystals. Topaz is found in granite and has diverse colors - colorless, yellow, light...

Tully Gorge

Impressive canyon of Tully River in virgin rainforest with up to 300 m tall cliffs on both sides. Canyon starts with Tully Falls -...

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...

Little Millstream Falls

The widest waterfall in Australia with a single drop (Niagara-type) which is some 15 m high. Water is falling over a columnar basalt lava...

The Big Millstream Falls

The widest waterfall in Australia with a single drop (Niagara-type) which is some 15 m high. Water is falling over a columnar basalt lava...

Chillagoe Dome Rock

Impressive, rounded monolith from limestone - marble, rising above the bush. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.1625 S 144.5342 E Categories: Rock formations, Monoliths Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...