Uluru

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Uluru

a large isolated desert rock, sometimes described as the world's largest monolith, in the Northern Territory of Australia: sacred to local Aboriginal people. Height: 330m (1100 ft.). Base circumference: 9 km (5.6 miles)
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They hid in caves or behind Ayres Rock or merely wandered the outback wailing in anguish.
CHRISTMAS VALLEY - Australia's Outback boasts Ayres Rock, Devil's Marbles, Alice Springs and a high profile among tourists world-wide.
It was right at the end of an episode of Billy Connolly's tour of Australia and he had arrived at Ayres Rock, which is surrounded by the kind of vast area of barren nothingness that Australia does so well.
A 2004 visit to Uluru (formerly Ayres Rock) in Australia.
Either before or after the Congress you are welcome to enjoy the delights Australia has to offer, visit the outback and Uluru (Ayres Rock), explore the Barrier Reef or the National Parks or visit the cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Canberra or Darwin.
The no-hopers from the outback are trying to make an Ayres Rock out of a molehill.
Children's book 'Bromley Climbs Uluru' has caused outrage amongst Aborigines living around the base of Uluru - formerly Ayres Rock.
The comment from Neath's Mike Cuddy that siting a regional team in north Wales was like Australia basing one at Ayres Rock was just one of the colourful reactions to the four-team plan.
I loved..The beautiful sunset at Ayres Rock, as we tucked into champagne and kangaroo meat
Better known to us lot as Ayres Rock, to the Aboriginal geezers this is one hugely sacred lump of geology.
Down Under you can enjoy diving on the Great Barrier Reef or a trip to the Sydney Opera House, climbing Ayres Rock or searching for crocodiles in Kakadu.
Contemporary visions are more geographically wideranging and include William Eggleston's desolate pictures of the American South-West, Balthasar Burkhard's ravishing black and white aerial studies of Namib sand dunes and Swiss artist Beat Streuli's hypnotic slide montage of a journey between Alice Springs and Uluru (Ayres Rock), recording the red, dead centre of Australia.