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Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island South Australia

By BRITCHIE
big thank you to Hobbit-Dave, Vikram and Cathy for the wonderful awards on my previous photo.

The remarkable rocks are one of the best known icons of Kangaroo Island in Australia. perched 200 feet above the crashing sea, in the Flinders Chase National Park, over the western side of Kangaroo Island, the 'Remarkable Rocks" are a collection of enormous eroded granite boulders sitting atop a giant dome of lava, that has been shaped by the erosive forces of wind, sea spray and rain over some 500 million years. the golden orange lichen covering some of the rocks and the many different shapes offers tourists plenty photo opportunities at different times of day.

Tags: Kangaroo island Landscape and travel Remarkable rocks

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ade123 Plus
6 285 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 7:27AM
A superb image Bernie
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7 Apr 2016 8:24AM
Excellent Bernie,
Fred.
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 8:41AM
remarkable indeed....
would love to be able to walk around here......
KingBee Plus
13 532 2 Scotland
7 Apr 2016 8:51AM
Very remarkable. Looks like some prehistoric flesh-eater, with that huge hooked beak, about to devour some tasty little bite!

Regards.
Bob
CarolG 12 199 20 Greece
7 Apr 2016 9:14AM
It looks like iron rather than rock Bernie, a super image.
7 Apr 2016 9:27AM
Amazing shapes of natures erosion, great image, Bernie
7 Apr 2016 9:30AM
Amazing natural sculptures Bernie, what a fine image! Quite exceptional!

Dave Wink
7 Apr 2016 9:56AM
You can imagine all sorts of marine mamals when you look at this shape. Great image.
7 Apr 2016 10:02AM
Extraordinary capture Bernie, looks like a giant sea monster!...Superb!

DannySmile
Bantu 6 7 1 India
7 Apr 2016 10:14AM
Fantastic view and great capture my friend.

Vikram
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 12 England
7 Apr 2016 10:24AM
Amazing! Looks like some large parrot about to take a bite of that little rock! Grin
Trev Smile
EMJAYCEE Plus
10 10 10 England
7 Apr 2016 11:44AM
Wow; how amazing. A giant predator about to attack!!!
Joan
mistere Plus
6 4 3 England
7 Apr 2016 12:26PM
Fascinating rock formation, nice work.

Daver.
banehawi Plus
15 2.1k 4036 Canada
7 Apr 2016 1:22PM
Interesting rock formations

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danbrann 15 640 17
7 Apr 2016 1:25PM
Superb. Looks like a hungry whatever. Great detail.
7 Apr 2016 1:48PM
An impressive and fierce looking natural sculpture Grin great imageGrin
Jo
Nikonuser1 Plus
7 159 16 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 1:59PM
A excellent capture Bernie, looks like a tortoise headGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Cliff
Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 2:11PM
Glad to reach 30 here... Great eye catching rock Bernie...
Excellent photography!
Isabel Grin
Superb image
7 Apr 2016 2:40PM
An excellent image , Bernie , very well seen and taken ! SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
netta1234 7 382 2 Wales
7 Apr 2016 2:56PM
This is a superb image with some brilliant shapes thereSmile
NettaSmile
Maiwand 12 3 73 England
7 Apr 2016 3:03PM
Great capture Bernie. The outline of the rock shows great similarity to the head of a bull seal or walrus. Well spotted,
Ron
7 Apr 2016 4:25PM
Excellent Bernie..Lin
7 Apr 2016 5:36PM
Fascinating stuff Bernie, excellent !

John Smile
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 8:51PM
A terrific shot of what, to me, looks like a parrot!
Ju
7 Apr 2016 9:17PM
Excellent image Bernie

Steve
7 Apr 2016 9:53PM
Very strange , fascinating image . Viv
7 Apr 2016 10:09PM
Excellent Bernie. Cathy
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2016 10:32PM
brilliant rock formation captured there Bernie
7 Apr 2016 11:20PM
Great image , like a great eagle beak Smile
Ian
tonyguitar Plus
7 77 37 Canada
8 Apr 2016 7:25AM
Yes, the way that rock is hollowed out to look like an eagle's beak seems amazing. These may be well known, but I'm just learning about these now and am so impressed. Lava can do harm yet it can do wonders as well. TG
8 Apr 2016 8:48AM
Amazing rock formation, a splendid image Bernie.
A superb image, Bernie.
Thanks for sharing. Your excellent narrative adds great context.
Fred
nonur Plus
10 18 13 Turkey
9 Apr 2016 12:58AM
It looks like the upper part of the beak of a giant tturtle, Bernie. Just amazing!
ZoeKemp 6 31 England
10 Apr 2016 12:52PM
beautifully captured
11 Apr 2016 3:58AM
Such a great capture Bernie SmileSmileSmile
ukgubbi 7 5 India
14 Apr 2016 5:07AM
I thought it is a bird's head. Excellent.
21 Apr 2016 9:03PM
Amazing rock formation and you captured excellently!!
Effrossini
Bravdo 11 17 2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2016 3:44PM
Superb capture. Almost looks like the head of an eagle with its wings at the sides.

Barry
A wonderful capture of this remarkable landscape well done Bernie.
WesternRed.
Richsr 12 91 223 England
24 Apr 2016 5:53PM
As others have said a fine image of this interesting rock shape Bernie
Regards
Richard
25 Apr 2016 8:15AM
This rock formation looks like an eagle looking in the sea. His wing folded aside to him Smile
27 Apr 2016 3:01AM
What an extraordinary image, Bernie. Looks like it is ready to bitte.

Peter
28 Apr 2016 11:32AM
This picture clearly proves that Nature is the supreme creator of amazing shapes and landforms.......fantastic capture...Be careful in taking such risky shots.
xwang 10 56 8
21 May 2016 10:46AM
Very interesting landscape.
jaktis 15 84 Sweden
18 Jun 2016 9:13AM
Lovely interesting shapes

Peter
abeeror2 7 23 Australia
19 Dec 2016 8:29PM
Wow! Now that Rocks!GrinGrinGrin
patri 16 3 Italy
30 Aug 2017 6:51AM
Beautiful rock, it look s like the ones we have in Sardegna, shaped by the wind. Good job.
Patrizia
Aeros 2 12 Canada
10 Oct 2017 2:00AM
Ancient rock indeed, reminds me of a giant eagle.TFS
patri 16 3 Italy
25 Jul 2018 10:35PM
I like thsi picture very much. Reminds me of the rocks in Sardegna.
Patrizia
MaryFaith 5 59 New Zealand
28 Sep 2018 11:56PM
Reminds me of a crouching eagle! Great natural structure - well photographed Bernie
Mary Grin
Amazing image.
annettep38 Plus
8 219 42 Costa Rica
11 Jan 2019 4:13AM
great shot, remember this from ages ago
9 Jun 2019 12:38AM
That was a really special stone too Britchie! Not only the shape, but the colors are nice too. It is so fun to se what the nature can do, and how it change.
Fine shot, but you know what i think about the white sky, hahaha. Smile
Best wishes, Arne

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