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Ball's Pyramid

Ball's Pyramid Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: ChillFancy on Jun 3, 2012
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Ball's Pyramid is an erosional remnant of a shield volcano and caldera that formed about 7 million years ago. Ball's Pyramid is 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Lord Howe Island in the Pacific Ocean. It is 562 metres (1,844 ft) high, while measuring only 1,100 metres (3,600 ft) in length and 300 metres (980 ft) across, making it the tallest volcanic stack in the world. Ball's Pyramid is part of the Lord Howe Island Marine Park. Ball's Pyramid is based on the Lord Howe Rise, part of the submerged continent of Zealandia.

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By The Mother Ship
Dec 10, 2013
Is this for real?
By John Peterson
Jan 15, 2014
Updated link to the FA story:
By Eli Buzzell
From: Lives in a 4runner
Oct 8, 2015
So climbing this is against international law right?
By Nolan Huther
From: Clarkson University
Dec 29, 2015
Fascinating history. People who aren't bug-friendly may not want ot follow this link on this island's big bugs...

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