How Was Uluru Formed? By Josh Fletcher

In the centre of Australia you find a very large rock called Uluru or Ayers Rock. The rock is made out of sandstone.

What is Uluru made out of?

Uluru is 50% feldspar, 25% quartz and 25% rock fragments. In the day time Uluru can be brown when the sun shines on it but when it is dusk or dawn, it is red!

How deep does Uluru go?

Uluru is quite small compared to its underground form. It has another 2.5km underground but that is just deep, it has another 4.8km in the outback. That is RIDICULOUS!!

Does anyone live on Uluru?

According to the internet, no one lives on Uluru. No one lives on it because it is a sacred site.

This video below is themed on Uluru.

Some different angles of Uluru.

How big is Uluru?

Uluru is 9.4km In circumference. That is MASSIVE! It will take 3-3.5 hours to walk the circumference of Uluru.

What is in Uluru?

Uluru is actually almost hollow on the inside! It's from all the nooks and crannies in Uluru.

How was Uluru formed?

Uluru began to form over 550 million years ago when sand, came from the Peterman Ranges, built up into thick deposits. 50 million years later, these deposits were compressed into sandstone by the weight of a sea that gradually disappeared. Within another 100 million years, Uluru formed




Created with images by Walkerssk - "uluru australia monolith" • walesjacqueline - "uluru ayers rock australia" • maximus1954 - "uluru rock formation mountain" • andymag - "Uluru" • earlybirdconsultants - "uluru australia outback" • Redkite - "uluru ayers rock"

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.