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Mount Gabi

Mount Gabi is an underwater mountain, similar to a guyot, that was discovered in 2006, fifty kilometres off the coast of Augusta near the south-western tip of Western Australia. It lies a similar distance west of Windy Harbour It lies at a depth ...

Mount Gibson, Western Australia

Mount Gibson, Western Australia is located on the Wubin - Mount Magnet section of the Great Northern Highway in the mid-west region of Western Australia.

Mount Gunjin, Western Australia

Mount Gunjin) is a point of high ground between Mundaring Weir and Kalamunda, south of the Mundaring Weir Road. It is north of Mount Dale and south west of Mundaring Weir. It was the location of a Western Australian Forestry Department fire-watch ...

Mount Lesueur

Mount Lesueur is a near-circular, flat-topped mesa located 21 kilometres from Jurien Bay in Western Australia. It rises above the surrounding lateritic plain of Lesueur National Park which has eroded away around it. Mount Lesueur was first sighte ...

Mount Manning Nature Reserve

Mount Manning Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in the Goldfields region of Western Australia north of Southern Cross in the area known as the Northern Yilgarn. It covers an area of 1.700 square kilometres 660 sq mi. The Mount Manning Range is l ...

Muchea, Western Australia

Muchea is a suburb of the Shire of Chittering. Its postcode is 6501. The towns name comes from the Aboriginal word "Muchela" which means in Nyoongar water hole, referring to the abundance of water in Muchea.

Mukinbudin, Western Australia

Mukinbudin is a small town in the North Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, approximately 298 kilometres east of Perth and 80 kilometres north of Merredin near Lake Campion. It is the main town in the Shire of Mukinbudin. At the 2006 c ...

Mulan Community, Western Australia

Mulan is a small Aboriginal Community in Western Australias east Kimberley. The Community is in the Shire of Halls Creek, 44 km to the southwest of Balgo and about 10 km east of Lake Gregory. At the 2006 census, Mulan had a population of 114. Mos ...

Mulga-eucalypt line

The mulga-eucalypt line, or mulga-eucalypt boundary line, marks a boundary between Acacia -dominated shrublands and Eucalyptus -dominated open woodlands across Western Australia. It runs across the north of the Eastern Goldfields, and through the ...

Mundaring-Kalamunda Important Bird Area

The Mundaring-Kalamunda Important Bird Area comprises a fragmented 137 km 2 of land centred on the towns of Mundaring and Kalamunda in the Darling Scarp region of Western Australia. It lies inside, as well as adjacent to the Beelu National Park.

Mundiwindi

Mundiwindi is a ghost town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The town is around 1.150 kilometres north east of Perth and 124 kilometres south east of Newman, along the Jigalong Mission road. The town was established in 1914 as a telegra ...

Mundrabilla Land District

Mundrabilla Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eucla Land Division on the Nullarbor Plain. It spans roughly 31°00S - 32°00S in latitude and 127°30E - 129°00E in longitude.

Mundy Regional Park

The Mundy Regional Park is a regional park located on the western edge of the Darling Scarp, approximately 22 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia. The 56-hectare park has commanding views of the Swan Coastal Plain, the city of Perth and ...

Murchison (biogeographic region)

Murchison is an Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia region in Western Australia and part of the Western Australian Mulga shrublands ecoregion.

Nallian Nature Reserve

The Nallian Nature Reserve is located approximately fifteen kilometres north east of Wagin, Western Australia. It is home to a range of local animals and plants such as kangaroos and native grasses and also introduced species such as foxes and ra ...

Namban

Namban is a small locality in Western Australia with the post code 6512. It is north of Moora, Western Australia, and south-east of the Watheroo National Park.

Nanarup Beach

Nanarup Beach is a beach in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, 20 kilometres east of Albany. The beach is white sand and has stairway access at the western end where Taylor Inlet discharges into the ocean. Toilets, a picnic area and ...

Narrikup, Western Australia

Narrikup is a small town between Albany and Mount Barker in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Narrikup had a population of 515. The name Narrikup comes from the Aboriginal name of a nearby brook which is thought ...

Nelson Land District

Nelson Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the South West Division on the states south coast. It covers part of the states Lower South West region and includes the townsites of Bridgetown, Manjimup, Pemberton, No ...

Ngilgi Cave

Ngilgi Cave, previously known as Yallingup Cave, is a karst cave to the northeast of Yallingup, in the southwest of Western Australia. In many sections of the cave a red layer of soil can be seen; this is called paleosol.

Nillup, Western Australia

Nillup is a small townsite located in the South West Region of Western Australia in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. Nillup was named by reversing the last name of Harold Maughan Pullin, a popular local who did not want the place named after him.

Nine Mile Beach Wind Farm

Nine Mile Beach wind farm is the second windfarm generating power for the town of Esperance, Western Australia. The other is Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm which is adjacent. The farm generates 9.5 GWh of electricity per annum. Nine Mile Beach wind fa ...

North Bannister, Western Australia

North Bannister is a small town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 94 kilometres south-southeast of the state capital, Perth along Albany Highway between Armadale and Williams. The towns name honours Thomas Bannister who discov ...

North Dandalup Important Bird Area

North Dandalup Important Bird Area comprises a highly fragmented 76 km 2 tract of land lying about 50 km south of Perth in the Peel region of south-west Western Australia. It is named after the nearby small town of North Dandalup.

North East Reef

North East Reef is a reef in the Wallabi Group of the Houtman Abrolhos, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia. Located at 28°25′13″S 113°48′41″E, it takes its name from the fact that it is situated to the north-east of the main b ...

North-West Land Division

The North-West Land Division is one of five Land Divisions of Western Australia, part of the Cadastral divisions of Western Australia. It includes Carnarvon, Exmouth and Port Hedland. It is located in the Gascoyne region, the western Pilbara regi ...

Northern Kimberley

The Northern Kimberley, an interim Australian bioregion, is located in the northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, comprising 8.420.100 hectares. It is composed of two recognised sub-regions: Mitchell and Berkeley subregions.

Northern Swan Coastal Plain Important Bird Area

The Important Bird Area IBA stretches from the city of Perth northwards along the coast to the town of Guilderton, extending inland for about 40 km, thereby including much of the Swan Coastal Plain north of the Swan River. It is bounded by the Mo ...

Northern Yilgarn

Northern Yilgarn is an area at the juncture of the Shire of Yilgarn, Shire of Menzies and Shire of Coolgardie in Western Australia, north of Koolyanobbing. It is an area with rich mineral deposits, including Uranium It also lies at the area locat ...

Numalgun Land District

Numalgun Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Kimberley Land Division in the Kimberley region of the state.

Nurina Land District

Nurina Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eucla Land Division on the Nullarbor Plain. It spans roughly 31°00S - 32°20S in latitude and 125°30E - 127°30E in longitude.

Nuyts Land District

Nuyts Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eastern and Eucla land divisions on the Nullarbor Plain. It spans roughly 31°00S - 32°50S in latitude and 124°00E - 125°30E in longitude.

Nuytsland Nature Reserve

Nuytsland Nature Reserve is a protected area of Western Australia in the far south-eastern part of the state, on the south coast. Nominally located at 32° 18 S 125° 52 E, it has an area of 6.253.44 km², and takes in over 500 kilometres of coastli ...

Nyabing, Western Australia

Nyabing is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The name is of Aboriginal origin and is thought to derive from the Aboriginal word "ne-yameng" which is the name of an everlasting flower Rhodanthe manglesii. The first Eu ...

Oakajee, Western Australia

Oakajee is a locality in the Mid West region of Western Australia, about 25 kilometres north of the city of Geraldton. Oakagee was a location on the Northampton railway line in the era between 1879 and 1957. The area is associated with the Oakaje ...

Oakley, Western Australia

Oakley is a locality in the Peel Region of Western Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Murray. Oakley is located at the foot of the Darling Scarp and is very lowly populated, it is one of the locations of Alcoas three alumina ref ...

Ocean Beach (Western Australia)

Ocean Beach is a tourist attraction located about 5 kilometres South of the town of Denmark in Western Australia. The beach is part of Ratcliffe Bay and is surrounded to the east by the Nullaki Peninsula and a smaller granite headland, Wilson Hea ...

Old Homestead Cave

Old Homestead Cave is a wild cave on the Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia. It was, at one point, the longest explored cave in Australia following a three-week-long expedition in 1990. Although it has long since lost this title it still stands ...

Oldfield Estuary

Oldfield Estuary is an estuary in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. The estuary has a length of 3 kilometres 2 mi and is no wider than 600 metres 1.969 ft with a total area of approximately 1 square kilometre 0 sq mi. The estu ...

Ophthalmia Range

The Ophthalmia Range is a range in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It is approximately 1.190 kilometres north of Perth; the nearest town is Newman, approximately 20 kilometres to the south in the Hamersley Range.

Osmington, Western Australia

Osmington is a small townsite located in the South West region of Western Australia in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, about 20 km north-east of Margaret River. It was established as part of the Group Settlement Scheme, being group number 85 ...

Overlander Roadhouse

The Overlander Roadhouse is a petrol service station in Western Australia, between Geraldton and Carnarvon on the North West Coastal Highway. Its remoteness has led to the area around it being known as Overlander, though there is no such official ...

Owingup Swamp and Boat Harbour Wetlands Important Bird Area

The Owingup Swamp and Boat Harbour Wetlands Important Bird Area is a 442 ha site comprising Owingup Swamp, and ten other, smaller, wetlands nearby, in the Great Southern region of south-western Australia. It lies about 25 km south-south-west of D ...

Oyster Harbour, Western Australia

Oyster Harbour is a permanently open estuary, north of King George Sound, which covers an area of 15.6 square kilometres near Albany, Western Australia. The harbour is used to shelter a fishing fleet carrying out commercial fishing and the farmin ...

Palgarup, Western Australia

Palgarup is a small town situated between Yornup and Manjimup on the South Western Highway. At the 2016 census, Palgarup had a total population of 150.

Paraburdoo, Western Australia

Paraburdoo is a mining town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The name of the town comes from an Aboriginal word said to mean "feathered meat", which could refer to abundant Little corella or flock pigeons. Paraburdoo was developed in t ...

Pardu Land District

Pardu Land District is a land district of Western Australia partly within the Kimberley, Eastern and North-West divisions of the state.

Paroo, Western Australia

Paroo is a locality in the Mid West region of Western Australia. It once was a stop on the now closed Wiluna Branch Railway. According to Western Australian Government Railways, the former railway station altitude was the highest in the Western A ...

Paynes Find, Western Australia

Paynes Find is a former gold rush settlement approximately 430 kilometres northeast of Perth in the Mid West region of Western Australia. It is reachable by the Great Northern Highway. Only a roadhouse, which serves as a fuel stop, and a few othe ...

Pelican Point (Swan River)

Pelican Point is a geographical feature and nature reserve on the Swan River in Perth, located at Matilda Bay near the University of Western Australia. The point is named for the pelicans that rest on sand bars at the end of the point. Pelican Po ...