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Nullarbor Plain


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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


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  • This project seems to work quite efficiently, and what a location, the meteorite fertile Nullarbor Plain in Australia.

    Camera Network Spies Anomalous Meteorite | Universe Today

  • We've decided to head for Ceduna, just before the start of the Nullarbor Plain, which shouldn't be a long day.

    Across the Nullarbor

  • Highway (north of the new bitumen highway) a large car graveyard developed alongside it from vehicles that did not make it across the Nullarbor Plain. - Articles related to India adopting new technology to build roads

  • Nullarbor Plain is the section of southern land between Norseman in Western Australia and Ceduna in South Australia.

    Museum Blogs

  • Sunday's start from Perth on the Indian Ocean coast is the worst part of the trip because ahead of the 24-year-old is the 1,200-kilometre, dead-straight stretch through the Nullarbor Plain in temperatures that can get as high as 40

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Doctor Service RFDS after she was bitten on the foot at Watson, on the Nullarbor Plain, in one of the most remote parts of South Australia. | Top Stories

  • Links across the Outback: The world's longest golf course in Australia's Nullarbor Plain demands some ... golf club striking golf ball is one that I have rarely produced in my life. - Articles related to Australia expects entry of more Filipino workers as economy recovers

  • Coupled to the D9A 380hp Volvo engine is the V2214, 14-speed split and range change transmission, which has the capability for high average cruising speeds - making it ideal for those long transport legs such as across Australia's Nullarbor Plain.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Science paper Dr Rob Hough said the search for the meteorite was helped by the fact the Nullarbor Plain is marked by white limestone rocks.

    Scientific Blogging

  • In this case, we're talking about the Nullarbor Plain, named for its lack of trees.



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