Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park


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Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Park,

327,647 acres (132,566 hectares), SW Northern Territory, central Australia. This Anangu-owned park, leased to the Australian government by the aboriginal people, contains Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, a reddish brown sandstone monolith that is the world's largest monolith and a major tourist attraction. Climbing Uluru has been banned since late 2019 because it is sacred to the Anangu. Kata Tjuta, or the Olgas, a group of 36 monoliths also located in the park, includes Mt. Olga; they are composed of reddish brown conglomerate. Established as a national park in 1977, the area was restored to the Anangu and leased back to the government in 1985, and is now jointly managed.
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Yet this 1,142ft high sandstone rock, set in the Northern Territory's Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, is thought to go to twice that depth below ground.
The red monolith is in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, near Alice Springs, 1,300 miles north west of Sydney.
The board of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park voted
VVGOOGLING a runner Uluru Park 5.45 Curragh Widely known as Australia's most natural icon, the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park contains both Uluru, also known as Ayres Rock, and Kata Tjuta, otherwise known as Mount Olga.
Lying about 200 miles from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, King's Canyon is perhaps a more visitor-friendly destination than its famous neighbour.
Lying about 200 miles from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, King's Canyon is perhaps a more visitorfriendly destination than its famous neighbour.
During a conference trip in 2006, Julie had the chance to visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. The love and respect for one's land and how it is exploited, especially in tourism, is felt in the way the site is managed.
Only four of the Australian World Heritage properties listed are recognised for their (Indigenous) cultural values, all of which are probably more accurately (if not actually) described under the newer designation of 'cultural landscapes': the Tasmanian Wilderness, Willandra Lakes Region, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and Kakadu National Park.
Also new next year is "Kakadu National Park & the Magic of Uluru." The excursion through Australia's Northern Territory includes visits to Kakadu National Park, Alice Springs, Ayers Rock and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This four-night package, priced at USD5,199, is offered on Silver Shadow's Dec.
In which country is the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park?
The Rock is the centre of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and Anangu wanted to make a focus which could help to explain their culture and its relationship(1) with the amazing place to the numerous tourists who visit the mysterious symbolic centre of the continent.