Tasman Island, Tasmania

The wild nature of Tasman Island in Tasmania reminds me of a place near the end of the world.

edging close to Cape Pillar Tasmania ~ the sheer cliffs are up to 300 meters high and fluted like organ pipes - a common characteristic of the Jurassic Dolermite from which they are formed.

edging close to Cape Pillar Tasmania, Australia ~ the sheer cliffs are up to 300 meters high and fluted like organ pipes - a common characteristic of the Jurassic Dolermite from which they are formed.

The Totem Pole, Cape Hauy, Tasman National Park, Tasmania.

The Totem Pole, Cape Hauy, Tasman National Park, Tasmania. People try to climb this little beauty.

Morning sun on the dolerite sea cliffs of the Tasman Peninsula and the Tasman National Park. Image Credit: Levi Triffitt by minerva

Richmond Bridge and Catholic Church, #Tasmania Photo by Aileen Newell, article for www.think-tasmania.com

Oldest Catholic church in Australia; St John the evangelist, Richmond

Fishing boat is dwarfed by the monster dolerite cliffs off the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania

Fishing boat is dwarfed by the monster dolerite cliffs off the Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania

Candlestick, Cape Huay, The Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. The Lanterns and the Hippolyte Rocks are visible behind.

Candlestick, Cape Huay, The Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia. It is composed of Jurassic Dolerite. Tasmania has the world's largest areas of dolerite.

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