Ball’s Pyramid

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Ball’s Pyramid is an erosional remnant of a shield volcano and caldera that formed about 7 million years ago. Ball’s Pyramid is 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean. It is 562 metres (1,844 ft) high, while measuring only 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) in length and 300 metres (980 ft) across, making it the tallest volcanic stack in the world.


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    HoChunk

    The Aussies should make a Mt. Rushmore-style middle-finger monument out of it.

    MalcoveMagnesia

    I wonder if Demon was thinking of this rock because she’s heard about THIS:

    www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2012/02/24/147367644/six-legged-giant-finds-secret-hideaway-hides-for-80-years

    (bonus, sexy pictures & video included)

    HoChunk

    Damn, that’s HOT

    MrGrinch

    You-Know-Who is gonna be pissed that you took a picture of his horcrux hiding spot.

    Clayton Brannon

    Sailed by this magnificent site back in December. The top portion was covered in fog. My pictures are not as good as this one.

    outlanderssc

    This is where I shall build my secret lair from which to run my global evil empire. I shall construct a secret submarine base below the waterline and retractable satellite towers and laser cannons at the top. I shall be invincible!

    outlanderssc

    Sorry, I forgot – Bwahahaha! (wrings hands)