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Lake's Edge
Lake's Edge
Lake's Edge
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Lake's Edge

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Australia’s largest salt lake, Lake Eyre/Kati Thanda has a catchment area from three states and the Northern Territory. The north lake itself is huge, covering an area 144km long and 77km wide, and at 15.2 metres below sea level, it is the lowest point in Australia. The south lake is 64km long and 24km wide. Flood waters cover the lake once every eight years on average. However, the lake has only filled to capacity three times in the last 160 years.⁠⠀
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You may feel a sense of isolation standing on the dry lake edge and seeing nothing as far as the eye can see – yet with heavy rains and the right conditions the lake comes dramatically to life. ⁠⠀
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Away from the lake, the park features red sand dunes and mesas. They rise from salty claypans and stone-strewn tablelands.⁠⠀