Sandstone Formations

WHS that include sizeable / notable formations of sandstone rock.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
China Danxia
Ischigualasto / Talampaya
Kakadu National Park sandstone escarpment
Madā ͐ in Ṣāliḥ
Meteora Pillars
Purnululu National Park
Tassili n'Ajjer The property is also of great geological and aesthetic interest: the panorama of geological formations with "rock forests" of eroded sandstone resembles a strange lunar landscape. (description Unesco website)
Wadi Al-Hitan
Wadi Rum
Wulingyuan Pillars


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  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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