Nullarbor Plain


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Null·ar·bor Plain

 (nŭl′ə-bôr′, nŭl-är′bər)
A region of south-central Australia south of the Great Victoria Desert and north of the Great Australian Bight. It is the site of a major rocket research center.

Nullarbor Plain

(ˈnʌləˌbɔː)
n
(Placename) a vast low plateau of S Australia: extends north from the Great Australian Bight to the Great Victoria Desert; has no surface water or trees. Area: 260 000 sq km (100 000 sq miles)
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Noun1.Nullarbor Plain - a vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian BightNullarbor Plain - a vast arid plain of southern Australia stretching inland from the Great Australian Bight; has sparse vegetation and no surface water and is almost uninhabited; the site of a major rocket research center
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
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on sp Australia's Indian Pacific train crosses the arid Nullarbor Plain, connecting three of the country's most popular cities, starting in Perth, then visiting Adelaide and Sydney.
For two years, I planned this trip, from Siberia to the Nullarbor Plain in South Australia, making sure that as much as possible can go to my religious plan." " I have to have this plan, and I also have to put a lot of weight on -- it's important to build that strength in mind and body as weight is a safety net.
If I had a feather for every time I've been asked an intrusive question about my upbringing, I'd be able to make a boa that stretched the length of the Nullarbor Plain. Why?
We went swimming in tropical waters in Thailand, admired the fabulous Angkor Temples in Cambodia, met the hill tribes in Laos, followed the Ancient Tea Horse Road in China, cycled to the sacred Yushan Mountains in Taiwan, crossed the Nullarbor Plain in Australia, and finally reached the Southern Alps in New Zealand.
It will cover the iconic Bunda cliffs that drop from the edge of the Nullarbor Plain directly into the Great Australian Bight, as well as the dunes at the Merdayerrah Sandpatch near the Western Australian border, he said.
OPENED in 1941, the Eyre Highway, which crosses the Nullarbor Plain and links Western Australia with South Australia, is littered with road signs you're unlikely to find on the M42.
No amount of charity money coming in was worth the pain that I felt, especially on the Nullarbor Plain. It was so difficult.
However, in early November he suffered severe pain in his feet as he crossed the Nullarbor Plain, almost calling his journey off and just continued with the help of strong painkillers, but the injury slowed him down.
Meirion's ride will take him from Perth, on the western tip of the continent, through the Nullarbor Plain to Sydney on the east coast.
Simon drove a huge Prime Mover truck, rode the Indian Pacific train across the vast Nullarbor Plain, met gold-panners working near the most valuable patch of ground on Earth and learned how an extraordinary resources boom has made Australia rich - but doesn't seem to be benefiting the country's Aboriginal people.
The Gondwana Link aims to protect and restore ecological values from Margaret River, in south-west Western Australia to the Great Western Woodlands, bordering the Nullarbor Plain to the east.