Sunday, November 17, 2019

Biological wonders

Wonders of biology, such as trees, ecosystems etc.

Moreton Bay Fig in Bellingen

Giant fig tree - Moreton Bay Fig (Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers.) with a girth of 18 m, 50 m high. In fact these...

Styx Valley Alpine Ash

The largest alpine ash (Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker) with a code name SX19A. Volume 286 m³, diameter 5.41 m, height 72.0 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.7895 S...

Gothmog

The largest Australian oak (Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér.). Volume 337 m³. 53 m high, diameter 5.37 m, girth - 17 m. The tree has many...

Arve Big Tree

Second largest eucalypt and the largest mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell.) in the world. Volume 360.1 m³, height 87 m, diameter 5.44 m. After...

Strelley Pool

Here has been found some of the oldest evidence of life on Earth - 3.43 billion years old fossils of sulphur-processing bacteria in fossil...

Gloucester Tree

Giant, 72 m tall karri tree (Eucalyptus diversicolor), second tallest fire lookout in the world, where visitors can climb up to 58 m high...

Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree

Giant, 75 m tall karri tree (Eucalyptus diversicolor) with a lookout platform at 65 m height. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.4953 S 115.9750 E Categories: Trees Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

Mont Lesueur

Flat topped hills - mesas (Mont Lesueur and Mont Michaud), rising above the surrounding plains. Area contains very high number of endemic and very...

Ludlow Tuart Forest

The largest remaining tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) forest in the world, consisting of giant trees of this rare species. Largest trees are up to 33...

Lake Thetis

Lake with living marine stromatolites which here have near unique columnar branching. Location, GPS coordinates: 30.5066 S 115.0814 E Categories: Ecosystems, Lakes and streams Values: Biology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and...