Monthly Archives: October 2012

Rock Out! Tessellated Pavement In Tasmania

By |2012-10-26T09:00:57-07:00October 26th, 2012|Blog|

Tessellated Pavement is quite a sight to see. The pavement is created due to a unique erosion feature. The erosion is formed in flat sedimentary rocks on some ocean floors. Due to the erosion,  the rock fractures into polygonal blocks that closely resembles tile, or in other words "Tessellations". You can find the famous tessellated pavement in Tasmania.

Famous Rock Attraction: Ale’s Stones

By |2012-10-19T09:00:50-07:00October 19th, 2012|Blog|

Ale's Stones, otherwise known as "Ales Stenar is located in Scania, which is in the southern part of Sweden. This megalithic monument consists of one stone ship that is 67 meters long and is surrounded by 59 large boulders of sandstone. Each boulder weighs up to 1.8 tonnes. Legend has it that King Ale, a

Australia’s Ayers Rock: The World’s Most Famous Sandstone Rock Formation

By |2012-10-16T20:21:34-07:00October 16th, 2012|Blog|

Ayers Rock is a famous landmark located in Australia. It is known to be one of Australia's most recognizable and natural icons. Ayers Rock is also known by its Aboriginal name 'Uluru'. Ayers is considered one of the great world wonders of the world. It's a large sandstone rock formation in the central part of

Famous Rock Attraction: Waitomo Glowworm Caves

By |2012-10-12T09:00:38-07:00October 12th, 2012|Blog|

Waitomo is a word that is dervived from the Maori words "wai" which means water and "tomo" which means hole.  The Waitomo Glowworm Caves attraction are located on the North Island of New Zealand. The caves are well known for their enormous population of glowworms, which are exclusive to New Zealand. The glowworms are the size of

Famous Rock Attraction: Painted Rocks in Morocco

By |2012-10-10T20:12:51-07:00October 10th, 2012|Blog|

These multi-colored rocks are found in Morocco near Tarfraoute among the Anti-Atlas mountains. This piece of landmark art work was done by Jean Veran, a Belgian artist in 1984. The rocks provided the perfect natural canvas for the artist.  Although Mr. Veran was the main visionary for this project, he had assistance from Moroccan firemen.

Rock Out! White Sands National Monument

By |2012-10-09T02:04:16-07:00October 9th, 2012|Blog|

photo credit: victorfe via photopin cc  The White Sands National Monument is one of the world's greatest natural wonders. The white glistening sands make their home right in the heart of the Tularosa Basin. The New Mexican dunes of gypsum sand cover 275 square miles of desert. The National Monument is the world's