The region where Uluru lies the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia is a desert. It is also known for many years as Ayers Rock and one of the iconic symbols of Australia, it has been renamed to respect the aboriginal people who live there and who call it Uluru. Uluru is recognizable most natural landmarks and a large sandstone rock formation in central Australia. Uluru is a world famous landmark and a huge mound of sandstone that stands almost 350 metres high and is more than two miles long and a mile wide. The first European to see this natural wonder was the explorer William Gosse in the late 19th century and he named it Ayers Rock after the then Chief Secretary of New South Wales.
These sandstone formations are huge ones and look most wonderful site during sunrise and sunset when the fiery red sun is reflected off its surface. A truly great sight that several tourists want to view, but the real sight occurs in summer when the region experiences heavy rains, the average annual rainfall is about 300 mm, but even that is very variable. Though rain may fall at any time of the year in the vicinity of Uluru, sporadic heavy rains occur between November and March. In this period the famous monolith is covered with innumerable streams of water that changes the very color of Ayers Rock to a unusual shade of violet. It is projected that only 1% of tourists to get the chance to witness waterfalls flowing from the rock. This rare waterfall gives a glimpse of unforgettable moments to visitor and also it's alive with insects and birds and it's just a beautiful time to be there. Uluru is always changing color and rain and low cloud to block the sunlight and it becomes chameleons between shades of deep red and Brown, through to hues of purple and blue-grey.
Here’s the some unique collection of pictures which you’ll haven’t see that. Source: Charismatic Planet