An astronaut publishes a picture of an Australian sacred mountain from space


May 30, 2021 20:55 GMT

The rock formation is made of sandstone, it is 348 meters high, about three kilometers wide and 3.6 kilometers long.

French astronaut Thomas Pisquet of the European Space Agency (ESA) posted on his Twitter account on Saturday a photo of Mount Uluru in Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia. The rock formation is considered sacred by the Anangu people, the traditional owners of the territory.

“Uluru in the morning. This sacred site is understandably respectable when viewed from space in this way. Impressive!” Biscuit wrote on Twitter.

The mountain appeared on the media radar in 2020, when Google Maps appeared he decided Removing the photos that their users shared from the top of the mountain due to concerns that people will use the app Practically “walking” Holy site. In October 2019, the peripheral state authorities banned visitors Physically move On Uluru according to the desires of the Anangu community.

Local indigenous legends carry this once eel The mountain prevailed, while a black lizard lived on a steep slope.

The mountain is a sandstone rock formation that rises 348 meters above the surrounding area and is 3.6 kilometers long and about three kilometers wide.

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