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Mount Uluru Earth Details

Mount Uluru Earth Details

Mount Uluru, also called Ayers Rock, is considered the largest individual rock mass, or monolith, in the world. It has a length of about 2.4 km and a height of 348 meters. The walls of many of its caves are covered by paintings made thousands of years ago by prehistoric artists.

The Uluru monolith is one of the most impressive formations of Uluru National Park, in the Northern Territory of Australia. The impressive block is formed of sandstone of arcosa and is spectacular especially at dusk, when it goes from red to purple. Approximately seventy million years ago it was an island in a large lake.

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