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Great Victoria Desert (S.A. and W.A.)

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    • Great Australian Desert (S.A. and W.A.)
    • Great Australian Peneplain (S.A. and W.A.)
    • Great Victorian Desert (S.A. and W.A.)
    • Victoria Desert (S.A. and W.A.)
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    • Great Victoria Desert (S. Aust. and W.A.)
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Report to the Minister for Environment and Heritage on areas of the Great Victoria Desert recommended for protection under the Wilderness Protection Act, 1992, 1996.
    • found: GEOnet, Oct. 8, 2004(Great Victoria Desert; DSRT; 28⁰30ʹ00ʺS 127⁰45ʹ00ʺE; area: Western Australia; variants: Victoria Desert, Great Victorian Desert, The Great Australian Peneplain, Great Australian Desert)
    • found: Getty thesaurus of geographic names online, Oct. 8, 2004(Great Victoria Desert (preferred), Gran Desierto Victoria; Australia)
    • found: Columbia gaz. of the world, c1998(Victoria Desert, S belt of Western Australian desert, Australia, S of Gibson Desert, E of East Coolgardie Goldfield, N of Nullarbor Plain. Also called Great Victoria Desert)
    • found: Merriam-Web. geog. dict., c1997(Great Victoria Desert. Desert region in SE Western Australia and W South Australia, Australia; ab. 450 mi. (725 km.) E to W)
    • found: The Times atlas of the world, c1999:plate 6 (Great Victoria Desert; map shows it in W.A. and S. Aust.)
    • found: National geographic online, Oct. 8, 2004(The Great Victoria Desert is a barren area of sandhills, salt lakes, and sparse grasslands that extend for approximately 450 miles (725 km) from South Australia into Western Australia)
    • found: GeoNames [algorithmically matched](unknown; 28°30ʹ00ʺS 127°45ʹ00ʺE)
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    • 2004-10-14: new
    • 2014-06-14: revised
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