Great Sandy Desert

The Great Sandy Desert covers an area of 360,000 square km of north western Australia, making it the country’s second largest desert. Uluru (Ayers Rock) is located in the far south-eastern area of the desert. We visited almost exactly 5 years ago, but the imagery has improved considerably since then, so it’s worth another look. There’s even a distant glimpse from the Lasseter Highway courtesy of Street View. Another well known feature of this desert is Kandimalal – the Wolfe Creek meteorite impact crater, which was discovered in 1947 by aerial surveyors1. Measuring 60m deep and almost 900m…

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