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Litchfield magnetic termite mounds

Magnetic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park in Australia
Magnetic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park / , Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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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.

4.5 out of 10 stars 44.8%

GPS coordinates
13.1029 S 130.8439 E
Location, address
Australia and Oceania, Australia, Northern Territory, Litchfield National Park

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