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Reviews about Twelve Apostles

Reviewed on 27 May 2020

十二門徒石柱是大洋路上最著名的景點之一,坐落於坎貝爾港國家公園內。 因最初發現時,形態各異的十三根巨大石柱矗立於南冰洋洶湧的波濤之中,讓人很容易聯想到聖經中追隨耶穌基督的十二門徒,故得名“十二門徒”。這一帶的海岸都是沙岩結構,黃色的沙岩。好象墨爾本火車站所用的黃色沙岩就是類似這種材質。沙岩結構的海岸經過千百年的風浪衝擊後會形成斷裂和空洞,這一帶的所謂石拱門ARCH,其實就是千百年風浪衝擊形成的,然後在某一天突然斷裂,然後就形成了獨立的一塊岩石,最後就可能形成了這壯觀的十二門徒景色。就如當年突然斷裂的倫敦橋一般,本來是連在一起的海岸,某一年突然斷開了,可能多少年後被風浪衝擊的越來越小,最後也變成了一塊大岩石聳立。十二門徒最早是由正好十二塊獨立岩石組成的海岸景色,於是人們就以聖經中耶穌的十二個門徒的故事來命名了他們。不過,經過了這麼多年來大自然的風吹雨打和腐蝕破壞,如今只剩下了六個岩石了,可能還會繼續減少,所以大家要趕緊去觀賞。但是依照海岸的自然風化和斷裂原理,似乎以後萬年後又有可能形成新的十二門徒也未有不可呢。

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