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There is an abundance of natural attractions in Shark Bay! Shark Bay World Heritage Area covers more than 2.2 million hectares and has a coastline more than 1,500 km long. The westernmost part of Australia, it features landscapes and seascapes both colourful and diverse, from red and white sands and turquoise lagoons to plunging cliffs and soaring dunes.
Shark bay, Western Australia.   Stromatolites!

A stromatolite mound is a solid structure created by the single-celled microbes. The cyanobacteria form colonies and trap sediment with their sticky surface coatings. The trapped sediment reacts to calcium carbonate in the water to form limestone.

The Zuytdorp Cliffs are some of Australia’s least known yet most spectacular cliffs, forming an almost unbroken arc between Steep Point and the township of Kalbarri, a distance of some 200 kilometres. The cliffs, rising ominously out of the Indian Ocean to heights of up to 200 metres, were named after the Dutch ship the Zuytdorp, wrecked against the base of the cliffs in 1712.

The Zuytdorp Cliffs, some of Australia’s least known yet most spectacular cliffs

What's on this weekend? How about a trip to Shell Beach, Monkey Mia, Western Australia?

Shell Beach, Monkey Mia, Western Australia Been there, but would go back in a heartbeat :)

Shark Bay--WA, Australia

Wilderness Beaches - Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Western Australia

Shark Bay, WA: The Zuytdorp Cliffs are some of Australia’s least known yet most spectacular cliffs, forming an almost unbroken arc between Steep Point and the township of Kalbarri, a distance of some 200 kilometres. The cliffs, rising ominously out of the Indian Ocean to heights of up to 200 metres, were named after the Dutch ship the Zuytdorp, wrecked against the base of the cliffs in 1712.

Shark Bay, Western Australia The Zuytdorp Cliffs

Dirk Hartog Island - Fantastic Scenery, Shark Bay, Western Australia

Dirk Hartog Island - Fantastic Scenery, Shark Bay, Western Australia

Steep Point, Western Australia

Steep Point, most western point on Mainland Australia - watch the whales, and throw in a fishing line to try your luck at catching some lunch :)

Dirk Hartog Island - Fantastic Scenery, Shark Bay, Western Australia

Dirk Hartog Island - Fantastic Scenery, Shark Bay, Western Australia

Monkey Mia, WA http://www.sharkbay.org/Monkey_Mia_intro.aspx

here we come April 2013

Little Lagoon, Shark Bay Western Australia

Little Lagoon, Shark Bay Western Australia

Stromatolites at dawn, Shark Bay, Western Australia

Greenland stromatolites and early life genesis dates pushed back - -Stromatolites at dawn, Shark Bay, Western Australia. Up until now these fossils were thought to be the oldest.

Sunset - Denham in Shark Bay, Western Australia

The Top 10 Queensland National Parks

looks like wilms

Shark Bay, stromatolites

See the Shark Bay, stromatolites

Monkey Mia, Australia

Monkey Mia, Australia, listening to Ry Cooder

Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia - Wilderness Photography - Western Australia - Coral Coast - - B J K - Images of Western Australia

Wildflowers, Shark Bay, WA

Australian wildflowers in Shark Bay. This photo features : Parakeelya (Calandrinia sp.


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