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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia http://global.fncstatic.com/static/managed/img/fn2/travel/13833_horiz-large.jpegLocated in Australia's Red Centre, in the heart of the continent, these two natural rock formations are the main attractions in the World Heritage Site  Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park . One of the country's more recognizable landmarks, Uluru is a flat-topped sandstone rock standing about 1,100 feet high and almost six miles around, with a soulful, deep-red hue that changes throughout the day. (The site is also known as Ayers Rock, so named by the colonial surveyor who "rediscovered" the place in 1873.) About 30 miles away, Kata Tjuta (a.k.a. The Olgas) is made of more than 30 domes of varying rock types, including granite, sandstone, and basalt; the tallest point is almost 1,800 feet high.  Both sites are sacred to the Anangu people of the Pitjantjatjara Aboriginal tribe, who believe the rocks were built during the ancient creation period and are still inhabited by ...

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