Landscapes - Robert Downie
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Warrumbungles Sunrise

Looking down over the Warrumbungles from the Grand High Tops as the first light of the day kisses the Breadknife. The Breadknife is a volcanic dyke nearly 90 metres high but only 4 m wide which is particularly rare. The Breadknife is composed of peralkaline trachyte and was once part of a large shield volcano, that first erupted about 17 million years ago and stopped about 13 million years ago. Warrumbungle National Park, NSW, Australia

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