Undara Lava Tubes

By admin| May 29, 2012|

Considered some of the largest and longest lava tubes on the planet, the Undara lava tubes, located in Undara Volcanic National Park in North Queensland, have led to the formation of some spectacular underground caves. The Undara lava tubes were thought to be formed by immense volcanic activity which occurred 190,000 years ago. During this fiery episode, twenty-three billion cubic litres of lava was estimated to have spewed forth from the Undara Volcano onto the surrounding Atherton Tableland. The resulting