Ayers Rock, (also known as Uluru), is located in the southern part of Northern Territory in central Australia. Ayers Rock is a huge rock formation, made up of sandstone. Ayers Rock is one of the oldest rocks on Earth. Ayers Rock is said to be a holy place for the Aboriginals who lives in Australia. Ayers Rock or Uluru; rocky formation mountain, has many, caves, water holes, natural springs and old historic paintings. The word Uluru does not have any important meaning. In 1873 the new name was given to Uluru and now it is also called Ayers Rock. This name was given to the rock at an honor to The Chief Secretary, Sir Henry Ayers.