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Moss Garden is part of the Carnarvon Gorge. The main rock in the Gorge is sandstone. Believe me or not, sandstone soaks water like a sponge. The water then goes down through the stone til it comes to the ground or a different rock. In this case it hits a basalt rock, which it cannot penetrate. Looking for a way out, it flows through the sandstone on the basalt surface til it comes to the edge of the basalt and comes to the surface. And this how the Moss Garden was created. There is so much water in the sandstone that no matter for how long there is no rain, the water always comes out and this is always wet in this place.

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