Published on August 25, 2014
The feature chosen in this article are the Jenolan Caves, located in NSW, approximately 175 km west from Sydney. These cave networks are enormous, having over 40km of multi-level passages (Trolley Tours, 2010). It is mostly made out of limestone and ages back to 240 million years ago (Visit NSW, 2014). These spectacular limestone caves showcase the history and magnificence of nature. At the Jenolan Caves, there are hundreds of caves and passages, discovered and undiscovered. Some of the more popular caves are the Lucas Cave, Imperial Cave and the Elder Cave. The Lucas cave was discovered in 1860, the Imperial cave discovered in 1879 and the Elder cave discovered in 1848 (Jenolan Caves, 2012). Figure 4 : Photograph of the Jenolan Caves, were a lake has formed, and is completely clear as it is pure (Jenolan Caves, 2014). Figure 3 : Map of where the Jenolan Caves are located (McKeowns Rest Jenolan Caves, 2009). Figure 5 : The Grand Arch is right at the entrance of the Jenolan Caves (Trip Advisor, 2014).