Litchfield magnetic termite mounds

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Magnetic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park in Australia
Magnetic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park / , Flickr / CC BY 2.0
Unique landscape formed by multiple flat termite mound formations oriented in north-south direction in order to control the temperature inside the mounds. These mounds are built by a specific species of termites – Amitermes meridionalis.

Location, GPS coordinates:13.1029 S 130.8439 E
Categories:Ecosystems, Animal colonies
Values:Biology, Visual
Rating:4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Where is located?Australia and Oceania, Australia, Northern Territory, Litchfield National Park

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