This panorama was shot in front of the famous Standley Chasm (overleft)in the West McDonnell Ranges National Park, NT. The path to the chasm is led via a creek where spring fed pools attract a great variety of wildlife, particularly birds. The gully floor is lush with plants that range from delicate ferns to tall gums: many species such as the Cycad Palms (seen in the panorama), have survived here in the shadow of the arid hills from a long,long gone wetter age. Imagine the aborigines have been wandering though here for thousands of years.
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