Scullin & Murray Monoliths attractions

Landmark in Scullin & Murray Monoliths

Murray Monolith

Murray Monolith, sometimes described as resembling an enormous loaf of bread, rises from the sea at an angle of more than 70 degrees to a height of 243m. Mawson named it for George Murray, chief justice of South Aus…
Landmark in Scullin & Murray Monoliths

Scullin Monolith

Scullin Monolith, 160km east of Mawson, harbors Antarctica’s highest concentration of breeding Antarctic petrels (160,000 pairs). Some 50,000 pairs of Adélie penguins nest on the monolith’s lower slopes. Mawson, who…