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Mount Augustus – the biggest rock in the world

Mount Augustus

Who knew that Australia’s biggest rock is not in fact Uluru. Instead, it is Western Australia that lays claim to having the largest rock in the world.

Mount Augustus or Burringurrah as its known to the local Wajarri people rises 700m out from the surrounding  plains and covers almost 5,000 hectares. It’s 8km long and 5km wide and roughly twice as big as Uluru – but who’s comparing?
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