The Twelve Apostles is a beautiful place on the sea of Australia. This is a collection of dramatic limestone towering, of which there are towering up to 45 meters. This beautiful place is located about 7 km off the coast of Port Campbell National Park, in Victoria, Australia. The Twelve Apostles is one of the most famous and beautiful places in the country of the Kangaroo. The location of southwest Melbourne is around 60 miles or 97 km.
This tourist site has been known since 1922, but at that time it was called Sow and Piglets – Muttonbird Island, adjacent to Loch Ard Gorge, called “Sow”, and smaller stones called “Piglets”, further developments, these towering high rocks called “The Apostles” for tourist destinations. However, then the rock formation that soars high on the ocean floor is called the Twelve Apostles Australia. If you notice, the rock stack is nine piles. One pile of rock has fallen and collapsed in 2005. So, now its only get eight.
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It is estimated, The Twelve Apostles in Australia formed due to shoreline erosion that occurred since 10 million or 20 million years ago. This continuous erosion process finally forms a high cliff and finally lives rock pillars that rise like giant poles. This rock is still eroded until now, this erosion movement is said to be 2 inches per year. Probably, in the future, more Apostles will be formed along the Victorian coast.
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