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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Moeraki Boulders The Amazing Wonder of Nature

Nature is full of inspirational, mysterious peculiarities and things that can appear fascinating to the human eye. Despite the fact that they might look like enormous marbles littered on the beach careless giant kids, the Moeraki Boulders in New Zealand are a standout amongst the most intriguing wonders of the world. Discovered along Koekohe Beach close Moeraki, these round boulders were structured almost 58 million years back.

  • The Moeraki Boulders are discovered on the Koekohe Beach. The beach is spotted pretty nearly 40 kilometers south of Oamaru, in the Otago area of New Zealand.
  • The circular boulders are gigantic. They regularly run in size from 0.5 to 2.2 meters in distance across. The greatest of these boulders can weigh up to seven tons.
  • Despite the fact that there were numerous more rocks back in the nineteenth century when they were found, with time, just fifty of these rocks stay on the beach today.
  • They are scattered everywhere throughout the beach, and might be seen as bunches or separated on certain spots.



The rocks are splendid samples of septarian concentrations sediments being solidified into tremendous rocks because of a mineral precipitation starting from the earliest stage. Detailed analysis of the boulders discovered them to be made out of fine residue, earth, and mud. On the outside edges, the boulders are established by calcite. This is the excuse for why that the boulders are very feeble inside and hard around the outside. Different minerals discovered in the boulders incorporate magnesium and iron in addition to stable isotopes of carbon and oxygen. 

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