London Arch (formerly London Bridge) is an offshore natural arch formation in the Port Campbell National Park, Australia. The arch is a significant tourist attraction along the Great Ocean Road near Port Campbell in Victoria. This stack was formed by a gradual process of erosion, and until 1990 formed a complete double-span natural bridge.
The span closer to the shoreline collapsed unexpectedly on 15 January 1990, leaving two tourists (Kelli Harrison and David Darrington) stranded on the outer span before being rescued by police helicopter. No one was injured in the event. Prior to the collapse, the arch was known as London Bridge because of its similarity to its namesake.
- The Twelve Apostles, Victoria
- Loch Ard Gorge
- The Gibson Steps
- The Grotto
- Percé Rock, another double arch where one collapsed
Media related to London Arch at Wikimedia Commons
Visitor attractions on the Great Ocean Road
- Official Website for 12 Apostles Region of Victoria
- Why do arches fall ? on the website of Geoscience Australia.
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