Uluru

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Uluru

(ˌuːləˈruː)
n
(Placename) a large isolated desert rock, sometimes described as the world's largest monolith, in the Northern Territory of Australia: sacred to local Aboriginal people. Height: 330m (1100 ft). Base circumference: 9 km (5.6 miles). Also called: Ayers Rock
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The Bishop has been posting dozens of photos of his family's Christmas vacation in Australia, cavorting with kangaroos and climbing Ayres Rock.
45 Curragh Widely known as Australia's most natural icon, the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park contains both Uluru, also known as Ayres Rock, and Kata Tjuta, otherwise known as Mount Olga.
My grandad told us that his brother went to Australia, he brought a stone from Ireland with him and the heat expanded it into Ayres Rock.
He said: "I've even phoned from Ayres Rock for the result.
In Australia they will visit Sydney, home to Bondi beach, and enjoy a romantic walk at Australia's sacred Uluru or Ayres Rock.
The first country in the world would be the Island to gain such a status, putting it in the same league as Mount Kenya and Ayres Rock.
I've been at the top of Ayres Rock, Table Mountain, at New Year's Eve in Rio or propping up a bar in the Hebrides, and there'll be someone saying, 'Hello, how you doing?
If some of the drives do seem just that bit too far, why not arrange some inbound flights in-between so the wonders of the Blue Mountains, Ayres Rock, Sydney and The Great Barrier Reef can all make an appearance on your itinerary.
They hid in caves or behind Ayres Rock or merely wandered the outback wailing in anguish.
CHRISTMAS VALLEY - Australia's Outback boasts Ayres Rock, Devil's Marbles, Alice Springs and a high profile among tourists world-wide.
It was right at the end of an episode of Billy Connolly's tour of Australia and he had arrived at Ayres Rock, which is surrounded by the kind of vast area of barren nothingness that Australia does so well.
The white people call it Ayres Rock, but the Aborigines call it Uluru.