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Saturday, 28 July 2012

ULURU, Natural Wonder in Australia

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock is a large sand stone formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia. Uluru is located at 335 km or 208 miles from the south west of the nearest large town. Approximately 500 million years ago it was part of the ocean floor at the center of Australia. It is 318 m (986 ft) high and 8 km (5 miles) around. Uluru is considered one of the great wonders of the world. Ayers Rock features waterholes, springs, and rock caves. Uluru has historical significance because of ancient paintings found within the caves. Large sandstone rock that appears in random flat lands and it changes colors as the light strikes it throughout the day.


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