Surfing is a sport that uses waves as power and uses one’s superb skills and balance ability to fight the waves. But what if there was a gorgeous 2.7 billion-year-old wave rock? Wouldn’t it be quite magical!
Near the small town of Hyden in Western Australia, there is such a “wave” about 100 meters long and 15 meters high. In fact, this wave is actually a rock and looks like a wave. Hence the name, it was even named Wave Rock.
Wave Rock is located about 340 kilometers southeast of Perth. It is mixed with a large amount of algae and will show dark texture in summer or dry climate, making it more active. Some researchers pointed out that the texture of this wave rock is granite. According to the curve and composition, it was formed after 2.7 billion years of natural and chemical decay, which means that this rock existed before the age of dinosaurs!
This rock was discovered by the world because the famous photographer Joy Hodges accidentally discovered it while visiting the central desert of Western Australia in 1963 and took a series of shocking photos; this set of photos won the New York International Photography Competition. Gaining attention not only made the photographer famous, but also exposed Wave Rock.
This wavy rock also connects landscapes such as TheHumps, Hippo’s Yawn and Mulka’s Cave, which contains a large number of Aboriginal rock art, and its colors include red, earthy yellow and brown. , due to its special appearance, it was named the “Eighth Wonder of the World”.