The Olgas

Sep 26 The Olgas (also known as Kata Tjuta) are a group of large domed rock formations or bornhardts located just 15 or so kms from Uluru.

The 36 domes that make up Kata Tjuta cover an area of 21.68 km2 (8.37 sq mi), are composed of conglomerate, a sedimentary rock consisting of cobbles and boulders of varying rock types including granite and basalt, cemented by a matrix of sandstone.

The highest point, Mount Olga, is 1,066 m (3,497 ft) above sea level, or approximately 546 m (1,791 ft) above the surrounding plain (198 m (650 ft) higher than Uluru).

Not quite as spiritual as Uluru but still impressive.

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