Dawn at The Devils Marbles, 100 kilometres south of Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia.

*AUSTRALIA ~ Dawn at The Devils Marbles, 100 kilometres south of Tennant Creek, Northern Territory,

This image was taken when 50 members of the Australian Geographic Society travelled to central Australia to celebrate the life and work of pioneer roadbuilder Len Beadell.  Photo Credit: Peter McNeill

Aussie deserts: Our outback scenes - Australian Geographic (photo credit: Peter McNeill)

Early morning catches the bark of a ghost gum and the domes of Kata Tjuta in full splendour. I had the permission of local Aboriginal elders to photograph here, and it was out of respect for their traditional beliefs that I purposely included more than just one of Kata Tjuta’s domes in the composition. But this was back in the days before bureaucrats began over-regulating this national park. Nowadays, ninety-five percent of the Kata Tjuta area, including the location pictured here.

Early morning catches the bark of a ghost gum and the domes of Kata Tjuta, Central Australia.

Kata Tjuta, Australia

Kata Tjuta rock formations reflected in lake at dusk, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia (© Kul Bhatia/Corbis The large formations dwarf everything around them in this national park. Also a spiritual site for the Aboriginal population.

Cathedral Gorge, Bungle Bungles, Kimberley http://www.bloggerme.com.au/states/wyndham Australia

Cathedral Gorge, Bungle Bungles, Kimberley http://www.bloggerme.com.au/states/wyndham Australia

MacDonnell Ranges:                   Ochre cliffs, near Alice Springs, Northern Territory #Australia

MacDonnell Ranges: Ochre cliffs, near Alice Springs, Northern Territory Australia

Glen Helen Gorge, Red Centre, Australia

Glen Helen Gorge

Glen Helen is west of Alice Springs along the West MacDonnell Ranges, where the hidden gems of Standley Chasm & Ormiston Gorge lie.

Here’s Something About Australia You Probably Don’t Know

Here’s Something About Australia You Probably Don’t Know

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