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Yelgun, New South Wales

Yelgun is a small valley in Byron Shire, Northern New South Wales, Australia. Farmers grow bananas, mangoes, passion fruit and papaya. Although in the past there were several dairy farms and the farming of beans, zucchinis. The valley is dominate ...

Yellow Rock, New South Wales (Blue Mountains)

Yellow Rock is a small village or locality in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2011 census, Yellow Rock had a population of 1029.

Yernca Parish (Thoulcanna County), New South Wales

Yernca is a rural locality of Bourke Shire located at 29°34′09″S 144°23′49″E and a remote civil Parish, of the Thoulcanna County a cadasteral division of New South Wales.

Yerndambool, New South Wales

Yerndamboo, New South Wales in Central Darling Shire is a remote rural locality and civil parish of Yungnulgra County in far North West New South Wales. The Parish has an arid landscape and the nearest town is Whitecliffs. The parish has extremel ...

Yerriyong

Yerriyong is a locality in the City of Shoalhaven in New South Wales, Australia. It lies about 17 km to the southwest of Nowra on the road to Nerriga and Canberra. It is largely made up of eucalyptus forest. At the 2016 census, it had a populatio ...

Yester Grange

Yester Grange is an historic house and estate situated in the village of Wentworth Falls, in the Blue Mountains approximately 95 kilometres west of Sydney, Australia. The house has a state heritage listing.

Yoogali

Yoogali is a small town in the local government area of the City of Griffith in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is situated between Griffith and Yenda, just outside the Mooreville industrial estate. At the 2011 census, Yoogali had a p ...

Yowahroo, New South Wales

Yowahroo Parish, New South Wales in Central Darling Shire is a remote rural locality and civil parish of Yungnulgra County in far North West New South Wales. The Parish has an arid landscape and the nearest town is Whitecliffs. The parish has ext ...

Alyangula, Northern Territory

Groote Eylandt Mining Company GEMCO established Alyangula as the residence for the mining company workers in the late 1960s. The township was established under a special purpose lease between GEMCO, Anindilyakwa Land Council and the Anindilyakwa ...

Anmatjere Community

The Anmatjere Community, or Anmatyere Council, was a former local government area in the Northern Territory of Australia whose seat was located in the town of Ti-Tree, Northern Territory, located approximately 200 kilometres north of Alice Spring ...

ANZAC Hill

ANZAC Hill, at 608 meters, is located in Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory of Australia. The Arrernte name of ANZAC Hill have been recorded as both Untyeyetwelye and Atnelkentyarliweke. A popular walk in Alice Springs is along the Lions Wa ...

Arafura Jungles

The Arafura Jungles form a site with an area of about 5000 ha in eastern Arnhem Land, in the Top End of the Northern Territory of Australia. It contains twelve patches of monsoon vine forest of areas varying from 1.5 ha to 50 ha, representing fou ...

Areyonga, Northern Territory

Areyonga is a small town in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is located about 220 km west of Alice Springs. It has a population of about 195, most of whom are Aboriginal. The people are mostly Pitjantjatjara, with some Arrernte and Walpiri ...

Arnhem Plateau

The Arnhem Plateau, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory of Australia, comprising an area of 2.306.023 hectares of the raised and heavily dissected sandstone plateau that characterises central Arnhem Land in the T ...

Arrernte (area)

The Arrernte land is aboriginal land in central Australia. It is controlled by Arrernte Council which in turn is controlled by Central Land Council from Alice Springs.

Avon Downs Station

Indigenous people have lived in the Barkly region for thousands of years. The first European to enter the area was William Landsborough in 1861. He reported the pastoral potential of the region describing it as the "finest pastoral country he had ...

Belyuen Shire

The Belyuen Shire is a local government area in the Northern Territory of Australia near Wagait Beach on the Cox Peninsula located across Darwin Harbour from the city of Darwin. The administrative area is centred on the mostly Indigenous communit ...

Bickerton Island

Bickerton Island is 13 km west of Groote Eylandt and 8 km east of the mouth of Blue Mud Bay in eastern Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is about 21 by 21 kilometres in size, with deep bays and indentations, and has an area ...

Bloods Range

Bloods Range is a mountain range in central Australia, stretching roughly east to west across the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia. It consists of several sets of hills, separated by valleys; the two main valleys are fo ...

Bremer Island

Bremer Island, or Dhambaliya in the local language is an island in the Arafura Sea, in the northwest of the Gulf of Carpentaria, 3.4 km off the northeast corner of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia.

Buckingham Bay

Buckingham Bay is a large, rectangular bay on the northern coast of Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. It lies 520 km east of Darwin and 120 km west of Nhulunbuy.

Bulman, Northern Territory

Bulman is a cattle station town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Along with the Aboriginal community of Weemol, 5 km away, Bulman is considered a closed community and visitors require a permit from the Northern Land Council to transit or v ...

Caledon Bay

Caledon Bay is a bay in Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia, at approximately 12.8° S, 136.5° E. It is perhaps most famous as the home of a group of Yolngu people who were key players in the Caledon Bay crisis, which marked a turn ...

Cape Fourcroy

Cape Fourcroy is located at the western tip of Bathurst Island. Cyclone Tracy passed through here. It is the location of Cape Fourcroy Light, an active lighthouse. It is believed that the cape was named after Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, ...

Central Arnhem

The Central Arnhem, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory, comprising an area of 3.462.433 hectares of central Arnhem Land in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The bioregion is characterised by gently sloping ...

Clarence Strait (Northern Territory)

Clarence Strait in northern Australia separates Melville Island from the mainland of Australia. It also connects the Beagle Gulf in the west to the Van Diemen Gulf in the east. It is approximately 50 km north of the city of Darwin.

Cobourg Peninsula

The Cobourg Peninsula is located 350 km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia. It is deeply indented with coves and bays, covers a land area of about 2.100 km², and is virtually uninhabited with a population ranging from about 20 to ...

Crocodile Islands

The Crocodile Islands are a group of islands belonging to the Yan-nhaŋu people of the Northern Territory of Australia. They are located off the coast of Arnhem Land in the Arafura Sea.

Daly Basin

The Daly Basin, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory, comprising an area of 2.092.229 hectares of central Arnhem Land in the Top End of the Northern Territory. The bioregion includes gently undulating plains with ...

Darwin Coastal

It comprises an area of 2.843.199 hectares 7.025.700 acres of central Arnhem Land, in the Top End of the Northern Territory. This Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia IBRA bioregion is generally flat, low-lying coastlands, drained ...

Drysdale Island

Drysdale Island is a large yet low lying island in the Wessel Islands group in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is 12.4 km long and up to 6.4 km wide. It measures 49.5 km 2 in area. The only settlement is Yirringa, a small family outstatio ...

Elliott, Northern Territory

Elliott is a town in Northern Territory of Australia. It is almost halfway between Darwin and Alice Springs on the Stuart Highway. The town is in the Yapurkulangu ward of the Barkly Region. The area is the home of the Jingili people and the tradi ...

Emungalan, Northern Territory

Emungalan is a suburb in the town of Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia. It is within the Katherine Town Council local government area. The name Emungalan is believed to come from an Aboriginal word meaning "Place of Stone" or "Stony". The ...

Erldunda

Erldunda is a homestead at the road junction of the Stuart Highway and Lasseter Highways, 200 kilometres south-west of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, Australia. Erldunda Station is a pastoral lease that operates as a cattle station. It ...

Eva Valley, Northern Territory

Eva Valley is a rural locality in the Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia. It is located approximately 10 kilometres south west of the town of Batchelor and 110 kilometres south of the Territory capital Darwin. The locality was original ...

Gapuwiyak, Northern Territory

Gapuwiyak, also known as Lake Evella, is an Aboriginal Australian community located in north-eastern Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 25 kilometres south of the head of Buckingham Bay and about the same distance south-west of Arnhem Bay. Gapuwiya ...

Goulburn Islands

The Goulburn Islands are a group of small islands and islets in the Arafura Sea off the coast of Arnhem Land in Northern Territory of Australia. The largest islands are the North and South Goulburn Islands where the climate is slightly cooler tha ...

Gulf Fall and Uplands

The Gulf Fall and Uplands, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the Northern Territory andQueensland, comprising 11.847.909 hectares. Described in IBRA5.1 as "undulating terrain with scattered low, steep hills on Proterozoic and Palaeoz ...

Haasts Bluff, Northern Territory

Haasts Bluff, also known as Ikuntji, is an Indigenous Australian community in Central Australia, a region of the Northern Territory. The community is located in the MacDonnell Shire local government area, 227 kilometres west of Alice Springs. At ...

Haul Round Island

Haul Round Island is a 6 ha island in the Arafura Sea, lying close to the north central coast of Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. It consists mainly of sand with a few rocks and nearby patches of mangroves. It is close to the ...

Higginson Island

Higginson Island is a small island in the Arafura Sea lying off the north-eastern coast of Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is one of the East Bremer Islets, lying to the north and east of the much larger Bremer Island.

Holmes Jungle Nature Park

Holmes Jungle Nature Park is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia consisting of a small, relatively isolated area of monsoon forest at the edge of northern suburbs of the territorial capital of Darwin. It provided a habitat for ...

Howard Island

Howard Island is an island in the Arafura Sea, Northern Territory, Australia. It belongs to East Arnhem Region, and is evenly divided between Gumurr Gatjirrk Ward in the west and Gumurr Marthakal Ward in the east. The only settlements are two fam ...

Islet off NE Groote Eylandt Important Bird Area

The Islet off NE Groote Eylandt Important Bird Area comprises a small, unnamed, sand and rock island off the north-eastern coast of Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia. It lies halfway between the north-eastern tip of Gr ...

Joseph Bonaparte Gulf

Joseph Bonaparte Gulf is a large body of water off the coast of the Northern Territory and Western Australia and part of the Timor Sea. It was named after Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon and King of Naples and then Spain by French explorer ...

Keep River Important Bird Area

The Keep River Important Bird Area is a 983 square kilometres tract of land on the upper Keep River straddling the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory. It lies at an altitude of 150 m to 210 m and is about 400 km south-wes ...

Kintore, Northern Territory

Kintore is a remote settlement in the Kintore Range of the Northern Territory of Australia about 530 km west of Alice Springs and 40 km from the border with Western Australia. At the 2016 census, Kintore had a population of 410, of which 376 iden ...

Kulgera, Northern Territory

Kulgera is a locality in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is 275 kilometres south of Alice Springs and 21 kilometres north of the border with South Australia, making it the southernmost permanent settlement in the Northern Territory. It si ...

Lake Alexander (Northern Territory)

Lake Alexander is a man-made lake named in honour of Alec Fong Lim who was Lord Mayor of Darwin from 1984 to 1990. The lake is located in Fannie Bay Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia and was officially opened on the 21 July 1991 for recreatio ...

Lake Amadeus

Lake Amadeus is a large salt lake in the southwest corner of Northern Territory of Australia, about 50 kilometres north of Uluru. The smaller Lake Neale is adjacent to the northwest. It is part of the Amadeus Basin that was filled with the erosio ...