Ball’s Pyramid in Australia
Ball’s Pyramid is the remains of a shield volcano in the form of about 8 million years ago, and also the order of the highest volcano in the world. It is located 20 km South-East of Lord Howe Island, in the Pacific Ocean, about 570 feet high. While the measure only 1,100 meters in length and 300 meters, make a pile of the highest volcano in the world. Ball’s Pyramid is part of Howe Island marine park is fabulous in the world. Place found in 1788, Lieutenant Henry ball, but no one was able to climb to the top of that until 1965. In 1982 the climbing is prohibited and as soon as all access to the island is limited. Currently, the policy has changed and climbing is possible, but only under strict conditions. This place has some satellite islands. Observatory Rock and Wheat sheaf Islet is located here. About half a mile west of the northwest and west, respectively, southwest of the Western tip of the pyramid. Southeast rock is a pinnacle located about 3.5 kilometers South-East of the pyramid. Like Lord Howe Island and Mountain chains Lord Howe, the Ball’s Pyramid is based on the Lord Howe rise, part of the submerged continent of Zealandia.
In 2001, researchers found a small population of the Lord Howe Island stick insect, the species is thought to have been eradicated by black rats introduced to Lord Howe Island. About 24 rare Resident found on the Ball’s Pyramid and are now being bred in captivity, with hopes of reviving this rare species. Scenery here is so beautiful and very stunning. Every day, many travelers who come here. Because of the natural beauty that is very pure and very special beach. Hotels here are also filled with tourists because here at the hotel complete with facilities suitable for your vacation. If you want to find and eat here there is also a very good restaurant with traditional cuisine. You do not hesitate to come back here. Because of this winter’s very well suited this place. Good luck to come here. And this place is perfect for your family vacation. ?