Ripples preserved on Heavitree Quartzite strata point to water inundation

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The photo shows ripple marks preserved in a block of Heavitree Quartzite fallen from the east abutment of Heavitree Gap, just south of Alice Springs. The hard, brittle quartzite strata are cracked in multiple directions allowing blocks of quartzite to … Continued

Ormiston Gorge, Central Australia

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The spectacular geology and landforms of the MacDonnell Ranges in Central Australia are graphically revealed in Ormiston Gorge, which cuts some 300 metres deep through a high ridge, around 135 km west of Alice Springs. The gorge exposes thick strata … Continued