Photographer's Note

One of the strange stone columns standing near Great Ocean Road a few kilometres west of the famous Twelve Apostles.

Port Campbell Limestone is generally dated at 15-20 million years old. But the famous stone formations have formed in the last 6000 years, as a result of sea level rise after the last ice age. Evolution of a rock stack from headland to arch to stack and eventual collapse can take place in just a few hundred years on the Port Campbell coast.
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Additional Photos by Kari Tanskanen (ktanska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4348 W: 62 N: 7395] (42300)
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