Not all Blue Mountains landslides are created equal

Posted by barbara on February 11, 2012

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The once strikingly yellow face of the brand new cliff created by the Katoomba landslide in 1931 (pictured here on 3 Feburary 2012) continues to age, its colours darkened by the years, encroaching lichen and vegetation.

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Water runs off the mighty face of one of Australia's noted big wall climbs.

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Vertically striping the rock face, the drainage lines of Dogface are coated in lichens.

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At the base of the landslide, the landslide debris, including a handful of unusually shaped rocks, are being colonised by a striking orange lichen.

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