ARTYKUŁY INFORMACYJNE Geologia miejsc niezwykłych – Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Kings Canyon w Australii

Marek Nieć, Ksenia Mochnacka, Maria Sass-Gustkiewicz


Geology of the unique places of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon in Australia.
A b s t r a c t. Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon situated almost at the centre of Australia, on the borders of the Amadeus Basin, are prominent morphological landscape features. Their slopes are sculptured by weathering
and erosion producing interesting varied forms. These sites are holy places for Aboriginal population. They provide an exceptional possibility to watch the links between natural phenomena and spiritual experience of the native people and their religious believes. The geographical, geological and cultural values of the sites make them unique geotouristic places.

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