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Standley Chasm  
   

Standley Chasm

The best time to see this chasm is midday, when both sides are lit. This was about 12.40pm so only one side is gleaming but it still looks amazing. The wall rise 80 m above the floor and have been created by the river surging through the narrow gap and wearing out the sandstone over millions of years.
Colour Everywhere You Look

September 27th 2014
We were a little later leaving than we’d meant to be as I needed to iron a couple of items before we left. Our first stop was Simpson’s Gap, 25km out of Alice along the West Macdonnell Ranges. We parked the car and set off on the walk beside and along the river bed to the Gap. On the way, we passed an area of rocks piled up at the base of the mountain wall. A Ranger was just finishing his t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » West McDonnell Ranges

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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15th October 2014

Wow! Fantastic photo and such a beautiful spot. :D

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