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Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock is probably the most well known geological structure in Australia. Located in the Northern Territory, the sandstone rock formation is about 450 km from Alice Springs, the closest large town. The rock is known as Uluru, in the aboriginal language and is sacred to the Anangu, the area Aborigines. The Anangu lead walking tours to the rock, explaining about plants, animals, bush food, and more in the area. They also relate the Aboriginal dreamtime stories of the Ayers Rock area. Uluru, Ayers Rock, is a World Heritage Site. The local Pitjantjatjara people’s name for the rock has no particular meaning. In 1873, William Gosse, a surveyor, discovered the formation and named it for Sir Henry Ayers, Chief Secretary of South Australia. Both Ayers name and the Aboriginal name are used, almost interchangeably; however, the dual name Ayers Rock/Uluru was official for a time. Today, Uluru/Ayers Rock is the official name, as requested by the Regional Tourism Association located in Alice Springs. This request was made and granted in November 2002. Geologically speaking Uluru is an inselberg, or island mountain. It is an isolated hill rising abruptly from lowlands in a hot, dry region.

Ayers Rock Animals

More than 46 species of animals have lived in the area; today there are 21. Some of the animals that are locally extinct may be replaced, including the malleeofowl, the black-flanked rock wallaby, common brushtail possum, the bilby, rufous hare-wallaby, and the burrowing bettong. Only one animal is listed as vulnerable, the mulgara. Pythons, moles, and skinks exist in abundance. Bats in the park are of at least seven species and they spend their daylight hours in the crevices of Uluru.

Ayers Rock Plants

The trees around Ayers Rock have been vitally important to the indigenous people. Mulga and Centralian Bloodwood were used for bowls, spearheads, and boomerangs. Bloodwood sap is used as a medicine for coughs and colds. Adder’s tongue ferns are just one of the rare or endangered species in the area surrounding Uluru. This is directly due to high visitor traffic around the base of the rock, where the ferns grew in the moist areas.


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