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What is the red coating on rocks on the sandy beaches in the Bay of Fires, Tasmania?

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asked Jun 1, 2016 by satwell (130 points)

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The Rock the rock is mostly granite there and the color is actually caused by a lichen there. The name comes from the Sea Captain seeing aborigine fires on the beach.
answered Jun 6, 2016 by Weasel (58,980 points)