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Ancient Sedimentary by DrewHopper Ancient Sedimentary by DrewHopper
Sunrise from Wright's Lookout - New England National Park, NSW Australia.

The precipitous cliffs of the plateau edge are the result of at least five basalt lava flows from the Ebor volcano forming a rim over 300 metres thick. Active until about 18 million years ago this massive volcano was centred around The Crescent, a semi-circular ridge in the Bellinger Valley.

Subsequent erosion has created the dramatic profile of the escarpment which is visible today. Below the volcanic rocks lie ancient folded sedimentary rocks, almost 500 million years old, which have been carved into a myriad of virtually inaccessible peaks and ridges and are now densely forested.

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FlippinPhil Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Professional Photographer
Great vantage point mate, which lens did you use for this?
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DrewHopper Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional Photographer
Hi Phil, I used the Canon 17-40. Thanks buddy :P
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FlippinPhil Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional Photographer
Wish I could afford new gear.. would need to sell all my current gear and take out a loan though. Which might just be what I'll do soon though.
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mecengineer Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Wonderful work.Congratulations.
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twelvemotion Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
Nice Drew, it definitely changes my imagination when I think "Australia". Awesome!
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cinamonne Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing scenery :)
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Maashellee Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing!
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Romylyn Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
Wow the perefect tones
Stunning photo
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thanksthatisenough Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
wow great photo!
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PeterJCoskun Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
That sure is a beautiful view!
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