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What is the color of Uluru-Ayers Rock?

The actual colour of Uluru/Ayers Rock, at close range, is an  orange-red ochre colour. In the normal light of day, from a  distance, it takes on a browner hue. Its different (MORE)
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What is the geological term for Ayers 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 (MORE)

What animals are around Ayers Rock?

There is quite a variety of animal life found around Ayers Rock-Uluru. Uluru is a rock, and in the times after rain, when the numerous pools atop Uluru can hold water, do tiny (MORE)

What is Ayers Rock What makes up Ayers Rock?

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 (MORE)

Why is Ayers Rock called Ayers Rock?

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 (MORE)

What is the height of Uluru or Ayers Rock?

Uluru/Ayers Rock, has an elevation of 348 m above the ground, and a circumference of about 9.5km. It also extends several kilometres into the ground, but it is not known how f (MORE)

What do the australians call ayers rock?

Indigenous Australians call the monolith Uluru. It was named "Ayers Rock" by William Gosse in 1873 in honor of the Chief Secretary of South Australia, Sir Henry Ayers. The d (MORE)