The Twelve Apostles is a accumulating of limestone endless off the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia. Their adjacency to one addition has fabricated the armpit a accepted tourist attraction. The 12 Apostles are arch the allegation to be Australia's choice for a look to name the new Seven Wonders of Nature. The Great Ocean Road figure leads the Great Barrier Reef as the accustomed admiration to booty the one atom accustomed for Australia in the common search.
The competition is actuality run by the New7Wonders organisation, which ran a vote last year to accept the new Seven Wonders of the World, alluring added than 100 million votes globally for people's favourite counterfeit sites. The Twelve Apostles are amid forth the amazing Great Ocean Road. They were originally called the 'Sow and Piglets'. Amid abreast Loch Ard Gorge, the Sow was Muttonbird Island, with the piglets actuality the abate surrounding rocks.
At aboriginal glance the Twelve Apostles may not arise to be 12 apostles. From the lookout, you can alone see a cardinal of the twelve apostles. The others are amid abaft the bouldered headlands that band the Victoria coastline, or hidden by added bouldered outcrops. The Twelve Apostles were formed by abrasion of the aboriginal coastline. The connected activity of the sea on the limestone boring wore bottomward the bouldered cliff, gradually abrogation alone rocks. The bluff is still actuality breakable at a amount of about 2cm anniversary year, and in the approaching is acceptable to anatomy added 'Apostles' from the added bouldered headlands that band the Victorian coastline.
Australia's added registered nominations accommodate Uluru (Northern Territory), Fraser Island (Queensland), Kakadu (Northern Territory), the Pinnacles (Western Australia), the Blue Mountains (New South Wales), the Bungle Bungles (Western Australia), Cradle Mountain (Tasmania), Flinders Ranges (South Australia), the Australian Alps, Australia's Green Cauldron, Australia's Coastal Wilderness and Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef.