Uluru (Ayers Rock ) is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It’s age is about 500 Ma. The sandstone formation stands 348 m high, rising 863 m above sea level with most of its bulk lying underground, and has a total circumference of 9.4 km.
Anangu own all of Uluru and Kata Tjuta and lease it back to Parks Australia to be jointly managed as a national park. This arrangement first came into place in October 1985, in an historic moment known today as handback.