Thursday, September 19, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

The Pinnacles (Nambung)

Desert, filled with amazing limestone formations - pinnacles which rise up to 3.5 m high. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.6013 S 115.1581 E Categories: Rock formations, Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Ngarrabullgan Cave

The oldest known human settlement in Queensland, over 37,000 years old. Cave floor has 27 layers of habitation. Location, GPS coordinates: 16.8019 S 144.8175 E Categories: Prehistoric settlements,...

Twin Falls in Cape York

Picturesque waterfall with several steps. Several meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.3828 S 142.4132 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Queensland, Cape York, on Eliot...

Donkey Creek Wandjina paintings

Rock shelter with very interesting Wandjina paintings of high artistic value. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.9571 S 126.3722 E Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings,...

Walga Rock art

Cave with extensive cliff art galleries, including a drawing of an European sailing ship (contact art), most likely from the late 19th century. Such...

Red Hands Cave

This cave contains numerous 1,600 – 500 years old hand prints and stencils. There are numerous sites with such hand stencils in Australia. Location, GPS...

Wallaman Falls

The highest permanent waterfall in Australia, with 268 meters high single drop. Total height with minor drops – 340 meters high. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.5922 S...

Kiama Blowhole

One of the most popular blowholes – location where sea waves through the passage in the cliffs create water spray which is up to...

Jenolan Caves

Possibly the oldest caves in the world – it is determined that the clay sediments of the caves are approximately 340 million years old....

Eaglehawk Neck tesselated pavement

Extreme, visually impressive example of tesselated pavement which looks like an exact pavement of large bricks. Location, GPS coordinates: 43.0081 S 147.9342 E Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...