the bioluminescent noctiluca scintillans — an algae known otherwise as sea sparkle — of australia’s jervis bay. photos by (click pic) andy hutchinson, joanne paquette and naomi paquette. see also: more bioluminescence posts)by joanne paquette
The Minyon Falls is a plunge waterfall on the Repentance Creek in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. The waterfall descends more than 100 metres over the huge rhyolite cliffs which were once part of the Tweed Volcano.
South Australia underground town, Coober Pedy, is also known as the world’s opal capital with global opals mined here. As for the town name, it is translated as “whitemans hole” from the Aboriginal term kupa-piti.