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Southern Territory, Australia

January 23rd, 2009 Category: Lakes

Southern Territory, Australia - January 14th, 2009

Southern Territory, Australia - January 14th, 2009

Most of the state of South Australia, in the southern central part of Australia, can be seen here.

The terrain consists largely of arid and semi-arid rangelands. There are also several low mountain ranges, of which the most important is the Mt Lofty-Flinders Ranges system  extending north about 800 kilometres (497 mi) from Cape Jervis to the northern end of Lake Torrens and the salt lakes.

The salt lakes are visible on the right, north of Spencer Gulf. The three most prominent ones are Lake Eyre (farthest north), Lake Torrens (just north of the gulf) and Lake Gairdner (farthest west).

The western portion of the state consists of the sparsely-inhabited Nullarbor Plain fronting the cliffs of the Great Australian Bight.

source Wikipedia

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