The Northern Territory’s Uluru (Ayers Rock) has made it into the final 28 for the New7Wonders of Nature. Cast your vote now to register your support for this famous natural icon at www.new7wonders.com/uluru.
The top seven natural treasures will be announced on 11th November 2011. Over 77 destinations were whittled down to the final 28 by a panel of experts, after 100 million nominations were received over a two year period.
Here’s 7 reasons why we think you should vote Uluru
- Uluru is one of Australia’s most recognisable natural icons
- Uluru is one of the world’s largest monoliths at 3.6km long, 2km wide, 348m high and with a circumference measuring 9.4km
- Uluru is a World Heritage site
- Uluru holds great cultural significance for the Aṉangu traditional landowners and is a great place to embrace their culture
- Uluru is different every time you visit, appearing to change colour at different times of the day and year
- The Red Centre landscape supports the greatest diversity of reptiles in the world
- Archaeological findings suggest that Aboriginal people have lived in the area for at least 22,000 years