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Pompeys Pillar

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Pompeys Pillar can be seen while travelling on the Highway just to the North of Warmun (Turkey Creek) in the Kimberley of Western Australia. It is located about 2 kilometres East of the highway. I can find very little information about the Pillar or who named it. There is no track into the Pillar, getting to it means a 2 kilometer walk. If anyone has any information on the pillar please contact me as I’m very interested in finding out more. Please look on my profile page for my email address – David Rowley

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A: Echidna Chasm - Purnululu National Park

por David Rowley, a 82.3 km.

Echidna Chasm is one of the attractions of Purnululu National Park in the Kimberley region of Western...

Echidna Chasm - Purnululu National Park

B: Mini Palms Gorge

por David Rowley, a 83.3 km.

Purnululu national Park is a world Heritage listed National Park, located in the Kimberley region of ...

Mini Palms Gorge

C: Cathedral Gorge

por David Rowley, a 97.8 km.

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Cathedral Gorge

D: Carson River Track

por David Rowley, a 164.9 km.

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Carson River Track

E: Wolfe Creek Crater

por David Rowley, a 288.1 km.

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Wolfe Creek Crater

F: Mitchell Plateau Rock Paintings

por David Rowley, a 288.1 km.

Mitchell Plateau Rock Paintings

G: Fitzroy Crossing

por David Rowley, a 328.0 km.

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Fitzroy Crossing

H: Walsh Point

por David Rowley, a 341.2 km.

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Walsh Point

I: Surveyors Pool

por David Rowley, a 342.5 km.

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Surveyors Pool

J: Windjana Gorge

por David Rowley, a 358.6 km.

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Este panorama fue tomado en Australia

Esta es una vista general de Australia

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We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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