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The Great Ocean Road : 3

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: Helen : (Helen is photographing in Melbourne,, Australia) on 5 December 2016 in Landscape & Rural.

+++ The 12 Apostles +++


This angle is the most well-known southern coastline scene along the Great Ocean Road. The Twelve Apostles are a series of limestone stacks that have endured the erosion of the great southern ocean tides and storms.

I do not believe that there were ever 12 limestone stacks standing together at one time. The ever-changing face of the coastline over the past few decades is beautifully illustrated in this superb HD video by Phil Selmes that shows clearly how erosion causes collapses and creates stacks.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/60 second F/22.0 ISO 100 92 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What an amazing setting this provides . . and, of course, ever-changing.

5 Dec 2016 7:16am

@Ronnie 2¢: It is an amazing coast. It is not only impressively picturesque, it has so many moods.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

this is one of my DREAM destinations, one day.....prefebly with you as a guide my friend

5 Dec 2016 9:00am

@Dimitrios: With absolute pleasure D, you know that! :-))

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !!

5 Dec 2016 11:05am

Devi from Chennai, India

How exotic this looks !!!!!!! Great image.....Wishing you more lovely moments...The apostles look solemn!

5 Dec 2016 11:28am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wonderful view and photo.

5 Dec 2016 1:25pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

De belles et douces couleurs pour ce paysage fantastique !

5 Dec 2016 2:17pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Expansive and expressive !

5 Dec 2016 2:17pm

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Awesome and exotic view to me. I like lot

5 Dec 2016 6:18pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The color of the water is stunning. I am captivated by those rocks rising from the beach

5 Dec 2016 7:07pm

Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

Very impressive indeed.

5 Dec 2016 9:16pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Fabulous spot with lovely tones.

6 Dec 2016 2:28am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

There's an appealing grandeur in these rugged rocks.

6 Dec 2016 9:18am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

beau

6 Dec 2016 9:41am

Sam from Chennai, India

Amazing. Beautiful view and a fine shot. Love this. :)

6 Dec 2016 1:18pm

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7 Dec 2016 8:22am