This shows the wall of the Werribee Gorge that exposes volcanic activity over millions of years. It shows how the Rowsley Fault has exposed all this fascinating geological formations. Peregrine falcons nest in this area.
Looking from the base of the Werribee Gorge this apprears to be a volcano but in reality is a photo taken from the bottom of the Gorge - just an illusion. The ridges show soil erosion as a result of flooding.
The Werribee River in the base of the Werribee Gorge near Myrniong. The rocks in the river contain white stones mixed with lava, and the white rocks show scratch marks that can be identified under an electron microscope. They indicate these scratch…
These are trees that have come to the Gorge since white settlement. They include blackwood trees and trees that are often found in the Mallee. A possible reason for this is seeds deposited from bird droppings.