Almost 5,000 years ago, a meteorite shower hit the Outback of Australia leaving 12 large craters in the arid surface of the desert. The Henbury Meteor weighed several tonnes and accelerated to over 40,000km per hour on its descent to Earth. It shattered before impact and the fragments or meteorites... more »
Watarrka National Park is synonymous with Kings Canyon – one of the most amazing natural sights in the Australian Outback. Located 450km from Alice Springs, Kings Canyon is a spectacular wide chasm featuring ancient, red-hued 100m sandstone walls with plateaus of rocky domes sculpted over centuries by the elements.
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So named for the multi-hued sandstone cliffs and bluffs of this portion of the James Range, Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve is a natural phenomenon to behold especially during sunrise and sunset. The dramatic freestanding cliffs are juxtaposed against a level claypan in front and the brilliant sky behind.
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The massive monolith known as Uluṟu / Ayers Rock is an iconic image synonymous with Outback Australia. Formerly referred to as Ayers Rock, the different colour permutations of this huge sandstone rock formation juxtaposed against the sky at sunrise and sunset offer an unforgettable, life-affirming experience not to be missed.
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