To safeguard their geological heritage, China has established a network of National Geoparks; important geological sites that provide essential information for understanding the Earth’s processes and evolution.
On a splendid white beach in Shark Bay, Western Australia, I finally found the worlds oldest fossils. They are commonly referred to as living rock, and they have ruled the earth for approximately 3.5 billion years, and continue to live today. No other form of life has survived so long.
The dramatic landscape with glaciated fjords surrounded by high, alpine mountain tops makes a visit to Hornsund a special experience.