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Encyclopedia > Strzelecki Desert
Bore Track in the Strzelecki Desert, South Australia.

The Strzelecki Desert is located in South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales. The desert lies to the southeast of the Lake Eyre Basin, and north of the Flinders Ranges. The desert is characterized by extensive dune fields and is home to three wilderness areas. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 401 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (855 × 1278 pixel, file size: 138 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 401 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (855 × 1278 pixel, file size: 138 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... On Bore Track in the Strzelecki Desert, South Australia. ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (End of November 2006)  - Population  4,164,590 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... Capital Sydney Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Professor Marie Bashir Premier Morris Iemma (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 50  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $305,437 (1st)  - Product per capita  $45,153/person (4th) Population (End of March 2006)  - Population  6,817,100 (1st)  - Density  8. ... The Lake Eyre Basin drains about one sixth of Australia. ... Flinders Ranges is a national park in South Australia (Australia), 384 km north of Adelaide. ... A diagram showing the formation of a dune with a slipface. ... Wilderness is generally defined as a natural environment on Earth that has not been modified by human activity. ...


It was named after the Polish explorer Paweł Edmund Strzelecki, who named Australia's highest mountain Mount Kosciuszko and was its first known climber. PaweÅ‚ Edmund Strzelecki Count PaweÅ‚ Edmund Strzelecki also known as Sir Paul Edmund de Strzelecki KCB CMG FRGS MRS (June 20, 1797 - October 6, 1873), was a Polish nobleman, explorer and geologist. ... Mount Kosciuszko, located in the Snowy Mountains, in Kosciuszko National Park, is the highest mountain in Australia (not including its external territories), at 2,228 m above sea level. ...

Strzelecki Desert


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External links and references

  • Aerial Video of the Strzelecki Desert at Innamincka
  • colongwilderness.org

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Friends of Innamincka and Strzelecki Regional Reserves (342 words)
The contrast between the lakes and surrounding red desert dune country provide a stunning scenic experience.The wetlands of the Reserve provide important habitat and refuge for vast numbers of waterbirds and other fauna.
Strzelecki Regional Reserve is located southwest of Innamincka and was proclaimed in 1991.
The Reserve covers an area of 11 654 square kilometres between Merty Merty Station and Lake Blanche on the Strzelecki Track, which is the only access track in the Reserve.The major feature of the Reserve is the Cobbler Desert, a vast pale dune desert.
Birdsville, Queensland - definition of Birdsville, Queensland in Encyclopedia (170 words)
The town is located 1590 kilometres west of the state capital, Brisbane, and 720 kilometres south of the city of Mount Isa.
Birdsville is situated on the edge of the Simpson Desert, and the climate is very arid.
The town is nowadays famous for the legendary annual Birdsville Races, which are held in September in aid of the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
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