Red Centre Sights

Glen Helen Gorge

  • Namatjira Dr. Map It
  • Alice Springs
  • Geological Site

Published 07/21/2016

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This gorge slices through the MacDonnell Ranges, revealing dramatic rock layering and tilting. The gorge was cut by the sporadic Finke River, often described as the oldest river in the world. Here the river forms a broad, cold, permanent water hole that's great for a bracing swim.

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Namatjira Dr., Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

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Published 07/21/2016


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