Friday, June 5, 2020

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

Frazer Blowhole

Collapsed sea cave - former blowhole. At high tide, certain wind directions and wave height here still is observed a vertical fountain but this...

Dudley Beach blowholes

Blowholes in granite fissures and also smaller caves. At correct wind direction the fountains and splashes are up to 10 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.98277...

Tinian Blowhole

A beautiful blowhole amidst several natural pools with emerald-colored water. Wave action has formed also limestone terraces. During rough weather blowhole could get up...

Christmas Island blowholes

In the jagged limestone along the south-western coast of Christmas Island have formed numerous noisy blowholes. The sight is even more impressive during the...

Pirates Bay Blowhole

Sea cave with collapsed roof - blowhole. At rough weather the splashes are up to 10 m high. The blowhole is some 90 m...

Kiama Little blowhole

Smaller blowhole if compared to the better known Kiama Blowhole further north. This blowhole though is more reliable - it has a narrower nozzle...

False Entrance Blowholes

Deep blowholes, penetrated by the wave energy through 30-40 m thick rocks. At high swell jets of water rise from the holes. Usually only...

Dirk Hartog Island Blowhole

An impressive blowhole at the base of some 40 m high seaside cliffs. At high swells it creates a deafening noise and shoots up...

Thunder Bay Blowholes

Unusually powerful blowholes. Here the coastal cliffs (Zuytdorp Cliffs) are more than 100 m high and the wave energy has pierced the rocks, creating...

Torndirrup Blowholes

Here sea waves create fountains as they hit the crevasses in the granite. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.11919 S 117.92106 E Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...