This Carto Graphics Nullarbor Plain Perth to Adelaide Tourist Map is perfect for your adventurous side in exploring the Nullarbor Plain by car and visiting the very many destinations along the way. This is a 1:2,250,000 scale map which includes snippets of information about all the towns you may pass through along the way as well as important information about Quarantine restrictions, and First Aid information.
Other information depicted on this map includes National Highways, major connecting roads, unsealed roads, 4WD roads, road distances, lakes, parks and reserves, marine parks, aboriginal land and protected areas, lookouts, emergency telephones, rest stops and drinking water, and Nullarbor Links, the worlds longest golf course.
Introduction to the Nullarbor Plain
The formation of the limestone that composes the plain began about 48 million years ago, when the shallow Eucla Basin began to fill with calcium carbonate sediments and abundant fossils. Thirteen million years ago the sea retreated, the vast, level old sea bed was uplifted to form the Bunda Cliffs, and chemical weathering by rainwater began to form the huge underground caverns and cave systems. Surface vegetation developed in the form of shrubland, with heath and coastal mallee near the cliffs, and saltbush and spinifex inland. The true treeless plain is crossed by the Trans Australian Railway north of the Eyre Highway, where bluebush and saltbush dominate the landscape.
Use this tourist guide map to enhance your enjoyment while traversing one of Australia’s greatest natural features.