Kata Tjuta

By: Kyli D.

Location

Kata Tjuta is located in Australia. It is just 19 miles from Urluru. Kata Tjuta is in the northern part of the Australia territory. Kata Tjuta is near the mountain Mt.Olga.

Things To Do

There are many things you can do at Kata Tjuta but here are some of the top things to do. Bird watching is a big thing in Kata Tjuta because there are many different species birds. Another thing to do is watch the sunset. Though it may be hard for people without patience to watch it is a beautifal sight.

Plants and Animals.

There are over 400 plants in Urluru. Many of the plants in Urluru are culturally important and can be used for medical uses if needed in emergency.The plants can also be a source of food. Just like the plants the animals in Urluru can be very culturally important too. There are many reptiles in Urluru but you are most likely to see birds and snakes.
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Fun Facts

Urluru rises 348 metres above the plain. Kata Tjuta is more than 860 metres above sea level and has a circumference of 9.4 kilometers.

Sacredness

South Western area is where the snake men live in Kata Tjuta according to many people. This is important to know because creatures and other things could be very scared to them but not as sacred to us. There are many things that aren't sacred to us that could be sacred to other people. You may never know the meaning of something so special to another society.
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Works Cited

Harder, Ben. “The Monolith Called Uluru.” US News World Report 26 Nov. 2007: n. pag. Print.

“Kata Tjuta.” Australia.com. Australia.com, 2015. Web. 3 Feb. 2016. <http://www.australia.com/en-us/places/red-centre/kata-tjuta.html>.

“Kata Tjuta.” Kata Tjuta. N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. <http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/uluru/people-place/amazing-facts.html>.

“Sacred Places: Kata Tjuta.” http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/olgas.html. http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/olgas.html, n.d. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. <http://witcombe.sbc.edu/sacredplaces/olgas.html>.

“Urluru-Kata Tjuta.” Urluru-Kata Tjuta. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Feb. 2016. <http://www.thousandwonders.net/Ulu%E1%B9%9Fu-Kata+Tju%E1%B9%AFa+National+Park>.

“Urluru-Kata Tjuta.” Urluru-Kata Tjuta. UNESCO World Heritage Centre, n.d. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. <http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/447>.