Ghosts of the Nullar­bor

South­ern Aus­tralia’s vast, dry and tree­less Nullar­bor Plain is but a shadow of the lush and bio­di­verse habi­tat it once was.

Australian Geographic - - Contents - Story by SU­SAN DOUBLE

The dry, tree­less plain was once a lush, bio­di­verse habi­tat.

Etched by the wild winds and swells of the South­ern Ocean, the spec­tac­u­lar 80m-high Bunda Cliffs run for about 200km be­tween the Head of Bight and the West Aus­tralian border, at the south­ern end of the Nullar­bor Plain.

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