Will the 12 apostles be there forever?
“There is an acceptance the apostles will fall over eventually,” says University of Melbourne professor David Kennedy, who became an expert in the attraction while researching the evolution of the Victorian coastal landscape. “But they will be there for 100 to 200 years. There will still be an attraction there.
What are the threats to the 12 apostles?
The Environment Protection Authority is investigating after too much waste water was recently discharged at the Twelve Apostles. The breach is being blamed on a shortage of public toilets in the area which must service more than a million visitors a year.
What is the aesthetic value of the 12 apostles?
The 12 Apostles have a higher aesthetic value because of its positioning on the shore. The 12 Apostles gave the ocean a beautiful view.
How human pollution affects weathering and erosion of rocks?
Humans can affect weathering (breaking down of rock/soil) in several ways. Humans cause increases in acid rain and pollution, which increase the amount of weathering agents in the air and water, and then on land. Humans also affect the rate of weathering/erosion by paving over large portions of land, so that…
Why is it called 12 Apostles?
The website of Tourism Victoria, says: “When they were christened the 12 Apostles by Victorian tourism in the 1920s, there were only nine in the cluster.” It adds, “they call the rock stacks the twelve apostles because they stand proud and tall along the shore.