Jun
21
2011

Top 10 Amazing Natural Rock Formations

10. Ayers Rock – Australia

Ayers Rock - Australia

This is a big sand stone formation of Ayers Rock, also known as Uluru, its height is 1,142 feet from the desert. Its an iconic monolith of Australia.

09. Melting Shadows – Utah, USA

Melting Shadows - Utah, USA

This rock formations extends 130,000-square-mile Colorado Plateau; it’s nothing in the world but rocks and holes, hills and hollows.

08. The Pinnacles – Australia

The Pinnacles - Australia

Pinnacles is beautiful limestone formation located at Namburg National Park in Western Australia. The Pinnacles were formed from lime leaching from the sand and by rain cementing the lower levels of the dune into a soft limestone.

07. Delicate Arch – Utah, USA

Delicate Arch - Utah, USA

One of the most famous arch in the world located in Arches National Park (Utah, USA), this Arch is lone-standing arch that is now a symbol of the state.

06. Perce Rock – Canada

Perce Rock - Canada

This is the one of the largest natural arches formation. It had two arches before 1845, at June 17, 1845 one of the arch collapsed, despite of loosing one arch the Perce Rock is still one of the seven wounder of Canada.

05. The Wave – Arizona, USA

The Wave - Arizona, USA

This sandstone formation called “The Wave”, This is located on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, Arizona.

04. Mushroom Rock – Egypt

Mushroom Rock - Egypt

This rock formation is one of the most famous mushroom rocks in the world, located in Egypt. This is also called “rock pedestals”.

03. Stone Tree – Bolivia

Stone Tree - Bolivia

A stone sculpted by wind and sand, the “Stone Tree” is located high on the Bolivian Altiplano, one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes.

02. Golden Rock – Burma

Golden Rock - Burma

The Golden Rock, also called “Kyaiktiyo Pagoda” is a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site in Burma. The rock is precariously perched and seems to defy gravity as it perpetually appears to be on the verge of rolling down the hill.

01. Split Apple Rock – New Zealand

Split Apple Rock - New Zealand

This cool and interesting formation of the famous Split Apple Rock on the South Island of New Zealand looks exactly as the name suggests. Split Apple Rock, located near Marahau, Abel Tasman National Park, Tasman District. It is a very popular tourist destination.


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