Ayres Rock - Facts & Figures

April 10, 2015

 

 

  • Uluru is 348 m tall and 3.6 km long. It is 24m higher than the Eiffel Tower.
  • Uluru is the tip of a huge slab of rock that continues below ground for possible 5 – 6 km
  • The colour changes of Uluru result from the filtering effect of the earth’s atmosphere on the sun’s rays
  • When the Ayres Rock Resort is full, it has over 1000 people and becomes the 4th largest city in the Northern Territory.
  • In 2014 – 279,461 visitors visited the National Park.
  • The highest temperature every recorded was 45.5 degrees in February 1992 and that was in the shade!
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