27 Magnificent Rock Formations from around the World


Nature never fails to impress. Here are 27 magnificent rock formations from all around the world.

1. Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia

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Photo by daziskeane

2. Jupiter and the Moon light up the sky at Kitaibaraki City, Japan


Photo by Dr. Akira Takaue/National Geographic Photo Contest

3. Beautiful Rock Formation In Iceland

iceland rock formation

Photo by Brian Rueb

4. Tessellated Pavement, Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania

tesla pavement

Photo by by JJ Harrison

5. Uluru, Ayers Rock, central Australia

incredible rock formation

Photo by Duch

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Photo by Christoph Schaarschmidt

6. Ben Bulben, County Silgo, Ireland

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Photo via Imgur

7. The Manpupuner rock formations, Komi Republic, Russia

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Photo by Maxim Evdokimov

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Photo by Tramp from the North

8. Rock formations in Tadrart Acacus, South western Libya

Tadrart Acacus

Photo via Wikipedia

9. Lime rock formation in White Desert, Egypt

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Photo by Dietmar Temps

10. Árbol de Piedra ("stone tree"), Bolivia's Eduardo Avaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve

Árbol de Piedra

Photo via Wikipedia

11. The baron landscape surrounding Kamchatka's volcano

lava basalt rock

Photo by Денис Будьков

12. Pfeiffer Beach - Big Sur, California

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Photo by Senthil Balakrishnan

13. Hexagonal rocks at a waterfall, Litlanesfoss, Iceland

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Photo by Wild Wonders of Europe / NationalGeographic

14. Bonsai Rock in Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada


Photo via Imgur

Late Morning at Bonsai Rock, Lake Tahoe

Photo by shupp

15. "The Anvil" extends from Tory Island, Ireland

the anvil

Photo by Stephen Emerson

16. The sun glowing off the walls of a rock, Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur

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Photo via Reddit

17. Morro Rock in Morro Bay, California

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Photo by jpadorr26

18. This determined, longstanding rock in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

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Photo by Daniel Frauchiger

19. Antelope Canyon, Arizona, USA

antelope canyon

Photo via nova-institut.de

20. Rock Islands of Palau

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Photo by Ian Shive

21. Wave Rock, Western Australia

wave rock

Photo via Imgur

22. Burramoko Ridge, Deep in the Blue Mountains National Park, Australia

rock cliff face

Photo by Luke Tscharke

23. Inside Morro Rock, Sequoia National Forest

inside rock formation

Photo by haydaw

24. Balanced Rock, Arches National Park, Utah, USA.

balanced rock

Photo by Whit Richardson

25. Kjerag, Lysefjorden, Ryfylke, Rogaland, Norway.

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Photo by Anton Korochinsky

26. Blackchurch Rock, Mouth Mill Beach, England

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Photo by Peter Spencer

27. Trolltunga, Norway


Photo by neverneverlander