Karijini National Park

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.wikipedia
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Hamersley Range

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Karijini National Park (formerly Hamersley National Park), one of Australia's largest national parks, is centred in the range.

Solomon Airport

The park is served by the Solomon Airport, located 15 km westwards.
Solomon Airport is located 15 km west of the Karijini National Park, Western Australia.

Marandoo mine

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The park is physically split into a northern and a southern half by a corridor containing the Hamersley & Robe River railway and the Marandoo iron ore mine.
The mine, alongside the rail, is within a narrow corridor that splits Karijini National Park into a northern and a southern half.

Pilbara

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.
The region also has a number of cattle-grazing stations, and a substantial tourist sector, with popular natural attractions including the Karijini and Millstream-Chichester national parks and the Dampier Archipelago.

List of protected areas of Western Australia

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* List of protected areas of Western Australia

Banded iron formation

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Slot canyon

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The park is most notable for its many gorges containing slot canyons, waterfalls and water holes with visitors sometimes swimming in the cold pools of water.
Sandstone slot canyons can also be found in a few more remote parts of Australia, including Karijini National Park and the Bungle Bungles in Purnululu National Park, both in Western Australia, and Carnarvon Gorge in Queensland.

Tom Price, Western Australia

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Tom Price is the closest town to Karijini National Park and is serviced by the nearby Paraburdoo Airport.

Canyon

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The park is most notable for its many gorges containing slot canyons, waterfalls and water holes with visitors sometimes swimming in the cold pools of water.

National park

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.

Australia

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.

Western Australia

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Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia.

Tropic of Capricorn

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The park is located just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, approximately 1055 km from the state's capital city, Perth.

Perth

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The park is located just north of the Tropic of Capricorn, approximately 1055 km from the state's capital city, Perth.

Karlamilyi National Park

Karlamilyi
At 627422 ha, Karijini is the second largest national park in Western Australia with Karlamilyi National Park being the largest park.

Hamersley & Robe River railway

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The park is physically split into a northern and a southern half by a corridor containing the Hamersley & Robe River railway and the Marandoo iron ore mine.

Francis Thomas Gregory

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A party led by explorer F.T. Gregory explored the area in 1861.

Tropics

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The park is located in the Pilbara region, and is mostly tropical semi-arid climate.

Semi-arid climate

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The park is located in the Pilbara region, and is mostly tropical semi-arid climate.

Red kangaroo

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The park's wildlife includes red kangaroos, euros, rock-wallabies, echidnas, geckos, goannas, bats, legless lizards and a large variety of birds and snakes, including pythons.

Common wallaroo

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The park's wildlife includes red kangaroos, euros, rock-wallabies, echidnas, geckos, goannas, bats, legless lizards and a large variety of birds and snakes, including pythons.

Rock-wallaby

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The park's wildlife includes red kangaroos, euros, rock-wallabies, echidnas, geckos, goannas, bats, legless lizards and a large variety of birds and snakes, including pythons.

Echidna

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The park's wildlife includes red kangaroos, euros, rock-wallabies, echidnas, geckos, goannas, bats, legless lizards and a large variety of birds and snakes, including pythons.