Is Uluru the biggest rock in the world?
No, Uluru is NOT as rock. A rock sits on the surface unattached. Uluru comprises a formation that continues underground, while now tilted vertically this formation was, (when being made), an alluvial fan.
No. Although commonly believed to be the largest rock in the world, Uluru is second to Mt Augustus (Burringurrah, as it is known by Wajarri Yamatji traditional owners), in Western Australia. Mt Augustus is more than twice the size of Ayers Rock. It rises 717 metres above the stony desert, and extends for a length of 8km - almost the entire circumference of Uluru.
The largest monocline in Australia, and in the world, is Mt Augustus in Western Australia. However, there is some dispute as to whether Mt Augustus is a monolith or a monocline. A monocline is an exposed slab of rock which belongs to the layer of rock underneath. Uluru/Ayers Rock is often regarded as the least monolith or monocline, as there is more of the rock below the surface than above; regardless, Mt Augustus is larger…