Thursday, September 19, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Wave Rock

Highly unusual cliff formation which resembles enormous petrified wave. Several more such formations in vicinity. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.4438 S 118.8974 E Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia...

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...

The Twelve Apostles

Group of closely located, some 50 meters high limestone stacks standing in the sea. Popular tourist attraction due to good location next to the...

Shell House

Beautiful and impressive coastal cliffs, Ordovician and Triassic sandstone and shale. Location, GPS coordinates: 27.8032 S 114.1172 E Categories: Rock formations, Cliffs Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

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...

Devil’s Marbles (Karlu Karlu)

An unusual place with rounded, giant granite boulders often standing in seemingly unstable positions. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.5668 S 134.2617 E Categories: Rock formations, Rock spires, Balancing rocks Values: Geology,...

Bungle Bungle Range

Incomparable landscape created by highly unusual rock formations. Landscape is marked by up to 250 meters high sandstone pillars and beehive structures of contrasting...

The Breadknife

Highly unusual cliff formation – 90 meters high volcanic dyke, approximately half a kilometre long and in some places just 4 m wide. Location, GPS...

Ball‘s Pyramid

Unusual remnant of volcano – 562 meters high and just 200 meters wide cliff rising directly from the sea. Tallest volcanic stack in the...

Dalhousie Springs

A group of up to 60 powerful thermal springs at the fringe of desert. Temperature of water reaches 38 - 43 degrees C. Total...