THE PINNACLES - Western Australia
These beautiful limestone formations called The Pinnacles are contained within Namburg National Park in Western Australia. The Pinnacles were formed from lime leaching from the sand and by rain cementing the lower levels of the dune into a soft limestone.
WAVE ROCK - Western Australia
This 15 meters high and 110 meters long impressive natural rock formation is located in Western Australia. It derives its name from the fact that it is shaped like a large, smooth wave. The total outcrop covers several hectares. The unusual shape of the rock is greatly highlighted by vertical darker streaks of algae, which grow on the surface of the wave, and by dark black stains which change to brown during the dry season.
THE WAVE - Arizona, USA
This spectacular sandstone formation called “The Wave” is located on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, Arizona. This incredible formation can be reached by hiking approximately 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) across rugged, trail less landscape, making the round-trip to and from The Wave a nearly 6-mile (9.7-kilometer) hike that climbs about 350 feet (107 meters) in altitude.
MUSHROOM ROCK - Kansas, USA
This magnificent Mushroom Rock formation is located in Mushroom Rock State Park in the Smoky Hills region of Kansas. They were formed by the erosion of a harder rock on top of a softer rock. The rock contains Dakota Sandstone. There are two mushrooms and a giant shoe rock, as well as numerous other rock formations.
BRIMHAM ROCKS - England, UK
This 300 meters high incredible rock formation located on Brimham Moor in North
Yorkshire, England is part of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
GOREME VALLEY FAIRY CHIMNEYS - Turkey
These wonderful rock formations called Goreme Valley Fairy Chimney are conical rock formations located in Turkey. Each consists of a cap of hard rock resting on a cone-shaped pinnacle of softer rock. These pillars in Turkey are sculpted out of volcanic ash, from eruptions of long ago. In Cappadocia, houses have been carved from these formations, and they make a popular tourist destination.