Friday, May 29, 2020

Types of wonders

Description of wonders of the world

Horizontal Falls

Sea currents through two narrow chasms (12 and 20 m), caused by tides. Tides here are 10 m high thus several times during the...

Solea Falls

Spectacular, approximately 12 m tall waterfall on Drysdale River. At high water the falls may become quite wide. Location, GPS coordinates: 14.6751 S 126.9955 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Mitchell Falls

Waterfall with 4 cascades. Total height - some 60 - 80 m. Remote, beautiful waterfall in harsh landscape. Location, GPS coordinates: 14.8217 S 125.6956 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Kings Cascade

Some 50 m tall waterfall with many steps. Formed by Cascade Creek, falling into gorge of Prince Regent River. Location, GPS coordinates: 15.6228 S 125.3048 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology,...

Tunnel Creek

Approximately 750 m long cave - tunnel with a stream running through it. Very old cave system, approximately 20 million years old. Amazing speleothems,...

Old Homestead Cave

Some 34 km long cave system with numerous passages in four levels, rich with stalactites and other cave formations. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.1532 S 127.9593 E Categories: Caves Values: Geology,...

Coclebiddy Cave

A 6.1 km long and up to 90 m deep underwater cave, one of the most impressive in this part of the world. Location, GPS...

Abracurrie Cave

Possibly the largest single cave chamber in the southern hemisphere, with a volume of some 150 thousand cubic meters. Contains Aboriginal stencils - deepest...

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...

Balancing rock of Castle Rock

Enormous, some 186 tonnes heavy stone on the mountaintop, resting on its narrow end. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.6958 S 117.9198 E Categories: Rock formations, Balancing rocks Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...