Monday, February 10, 2020

Wonders of Australia and Oceania

Most interesting wonders in Australia and Oceania.

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,...

Quobba Blowholes

Wonderful landscape with a group of some 30 blowholes. Water jets are beating up to 30 m high and even higher. Location, GPS coordinates: 24.48156 S...

Bicheno Blowhole

An impressive, picturesque blowhole, which creates a slanted fountain. During the storms, it can get up to 20 m high and might be even...

Cape Bridgewater Blowholes

Group of comparatively smaller blowholes in the basalt rocks at the base of lookout. Blowholes are more interesting at high waves. In the 19th century...

Jacks Blowhole

Spectacular sinkhole - a large opening in the ground which formed after the sea cave collapse. The sinkhole is some 55 m deep and...

Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Unusual seaside cliffs which are formed from numerous thin layers of Oligocene limestone. As a result, there have formed diverse cliff formations which at...

Mapu a Vaea

Group of spectacular, up to 18 m high blowholes at the sea. Here the wave action has created travertine terraces and pools with numerous...

Alofaaga Blowholes (Taga Blowholes)

Some of the most powerful blowholes in the world, water fountains rise up to 30 m high. These blowholes exist thanks to a system...

Arahoho Blowhole

Group of amazing blowholes. One of them located inland from the coastal trail. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.52436 S 149.39046 W Categories: Blowholes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Polynesia,...

King George Falls

Most likely, the most beautiful and impressive of all the beautiful waterfalls of Kimberley Region is King George Falls - some 80 m tall...