These little pebbles are seen everywhere around Weipa, they are bauxite tailings. It is what is left of the mineral after mining. In case you didn't know it, they mine bauxite to manufacture aluminium, so next time you pick up that tinnie think of Weipa !!
Weipa, Cape York Peninsular, Queensland, Australia.
Photographed June 2010 - © Lesley Bray Photography