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What kind of rock is Ayers Rock?
Mount Olga, or Kata-Tjuta, and Uluru-Ayers Rock are composed of sandstone.
Scientists have not been able to come to any agreement on how old Uluru / Ayers Rock is, or how it was formed. Traditional scientific thought is inclined towards the a…ge being 550 million years. This is contradicted by the fact that the arkose sandstone which makes up Uluru is composed of jagged, inconsistently shaped grains of many different sizes, while the feldspars are fresh and shiny. This is evidence of a fairly fast deposit of just a few years, according to flood geologists, but it does not give any further indication of when such a deposit occurred. Refer to the related link below.
Ayers Rock is located in the Northern Territory in Australia. It is composed of arkose and conglomerates made up of basalt, chlorite, and epidote.
Uluru, or Ayers Rock is a large sandstone monolith, and the world's second largest but best known monolith. It is 9 km in circumference and rises 348 metres above the desert. …Ayers Rock is in central Australia, about 335 km south west of the small inland city of Alice Springs, in the southern region of Australia's Northern Territory. It is estimated that only one seventh of the rock is visible - the remainder lies underground.
Ayers Rock was named by explorer William Gosse after the former Premier of South Australia, Sir Henry Ayers. On 18 July 1873, he sighted Ayers Rock, recording that, "This rock… is certainly the most wonderful natural feature I have ever seen".
Uluru is the aboriginal name for what the European explorers named Ayers Rock. Uluru was the name by which the rock was known for thousands of years prior to European settlem…ent. The feature was given the name Ayers Rock by explorer William Gosse after the former Premier of South Australia, Sir Henry Ayers. It is now known as Uluru/Ayers Rock , the title it was officially given in 2002, in order to acknowledge the traditional indigenous owners of the land.
No. Ayers Rock/Uluru is sedimentary rock.
it is a sedimentary rock
Uluru (Ayers Rock) is an inselberg, literally "island mountain", an isolated remnant left after the slow erosion of an original mountain range. Uluru is also often referred to… as a monolith, although this is a somewhat ambiguous term that is generally avoided by geologists.
The first stage of Yulara , the resort at Ayers Rock, was begun in 1982. Yulara was gazetted as a Town in 1976, but the town wasn't begun for some years. In 1981, the accom…modation at Ayers Rock was only independent motels and camping grounds.
No. The Ediacara fauna / fossils are considered pre Cambrian. But if you really want to know about old rocks, have a crack at zircons.
Because it is not a mountain only a GIANT rock. If it was a mountain it would probably be much longer and wider. And it would be called Ayers Mt.
Uluru/Ayers Rock is a single large rock or monolith, the second-largest in the world. It is more correctly termed an inselberg, which is a single isolated hill that stands a…bove flat, surrounding plains.
Ayers Rock, now known by its original name of Uluru, is a monolith. More specifically, it is an inselberg, which is an isolated hill of rock which rises above the surrounding …flat landscape.
Uluru/Ayers Rock is a rock in the Northern Territory in Australia. It is made of red sandstone. It is not the largest rock in the world, being second to Australia's Mt Augustu…s, which is almost twice the size. However, Uluru/Ayers Rock is more spectacular in appearance, being devoid of all vegetation.