The 12 Apostles by Adam Gormley The famous Australian Landmark, The 12 Apostles. A collection of limestone stacks, on the Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell National Park, VIC, Australia. Few have fallen down now, but the name remains the same. The name was changed in 1950 from Sow & Piglets, Muttonbird Island was the “Sow” and the little islands, or apostles now, were the “Piglets”.
Bungle Bungles are found in the the Purnululu National Park in Western Australia, also a World Heritage Site. They are beehive shaped mounds with tiger striping caused by bacteria growing on the gray stripes and iron manganese on the red. They're an incredible sight. photo: Neils Photography Read more at http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-incredible-geological-wonders-world#zDsgyJmskv8k6uxz.99
This would have to be without a doubt, the most famous landmark in Australia. The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, opening in 1973 after a long gestation that had begun with his competition-winning design in 1957. Photo was taken in front of the terminal building in the Rocks.
Wave Rock Wave Rock, one of the most famous landmarks in Western Australia, is located near Hyden, a small town 350 km east of Perth. Resembling a giant wave just about to break, Wave Rock is 15 meters high and 110 meters long. It formed 60 million years ago, through chemical weathering of the granite, below Earth's surface.
Ayers Rock/ Uluru, the world’s largest monolith and an Aboriginal sacred site is Australia’s most famous natural landmark. Visitors may wish to make the tough 1.6km ascent to the top or take a walking tour around the rock with an aboriginal guide , learning about its fascinating history with the Uluru people and its importance in dreamtime legend