The Pictures in the rocks at Deception Bay

Pictures in the rocks

Have you ever wondered how pictures in the rocks are made? Sandstone is a sedimentary rock, created over time when layers of sand, silt and organic matter solidify. Water is able to seep through the rock, but it leaves traces of different chemicals behind which help to cement the rock’s layers. As erosion takes place, various layers of sandstone weather indifferent ways leaving patterns of squares and circles in the rock, forming the pictures in the rocks at Deception Bay,

Pictures in the rocks

Visit Deception Bay and take a leisurely walk along the heritage trail to see these beautiful pictures in rocks for yourself.

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