An ancient reef structure on the Nullarbor Plain has been unearthed using satellite imagery

New finding highlights the ancient sea-floor history of the Nullarbor Plain.

Satellite image of the reef structure
TanDEM-X Digital Elevation Model from the German Aerospace Centre. Red colours indicate higher elevations and show an unusual bulls-eye structure rising up to 10 m above the surrounding plain, representing a remnant of an original biological mound from the time of deposition on the sea-floor ~14 million years ago.