Panorama of Sugarloaf Rock
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Panoramic photo by Hans Fairhurst EXPERT Taken 02:59, 09/04/2010 - Views loading...

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Panorama of Sugarloaf Rock

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Sugarloaf Rock is located off the end of a headland north of the town of Yallingup, close to Cape Naturaliste. It is a granitic gneiss outcrop similar in composition and formation to Canal Rocks further south.

The unusual appearance and adjacent rugged coastline makes it a very popular subject for photography. Access is by a good sealed road with parking facilities and a viewing platform.

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Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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