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Simpsons Gap up and close in the West Macs
Taken in the West MacDonell Ranges National Park in the summer of 2013. This panorama wasn't taken in the rifgt time, because the lighting was poor but I wans't able to wait till noon, when the sun is shining down in the gap. It's a nice little walk from the parking lot and the sahde felt good in the heat of the Outback.
Copyright: Gabor Varga
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11112x5556
Taken: 03/12/2013
Uploaded: 15/03/2016
Updated: 31/01/2019


Tags: outback; summer; daytime; australia; west; macdonell; ranges; national; park; aboriginal; sacred; site; visit; travel; tourism; down; under; holiday; vacation; sight; nikon; nature; simpsons; gap; gorge; waterhole; sand; desert
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