Saturday, June 6, 2020

El Capitan

Granite monolith with 900 m tall, vertical wall. One of the most challenging climbing routes in the world. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.73327 N 119.63828 W Categories: Rock formations,...

Half Dome

This granite dome rises 1,444 m tall above the surroundings. One side of the dome looks as if sheared down, thus the mountain resembles...

Table Rock SC

Massive 970 m tall mountain with a fairly flat surface and steep slopes of monolithic granite. This mountain is a batholith - fragment of...

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,...

Walga Rock

One of largest monoliths in Australia, approximately 1.8 km long. Contains Walga Rock Art. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.3998 S 117.4691 E Categories: Rock formations, Monoliths, Petroglyphs and rock...

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

One of Australian symbols, enormous and visually very impressive sandstone inselberg, 348 meters high and 9.4 km in circumference. Sacred place to local Aborigene...

Kata Tjuta (Mount Olga)

Unusual, impressive monolithic rock formation, consists of 36 steepsided domes up to 546 meters high. Sacred place to local Aborigene people. Endemic plants. Location, GPS...

Voltzberg

The little known upper reaches of Coppename River are covered with virgin tropical forest. In several locations above the rainforest rise dark grey giants...