Nambung National Park Western Australia

Nambung National Park is a national park in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, northwest of Perth it is a place you have to plan to go to. The park is known for the Pinnacles Desert, which draws it's name from the limestone pillars that were formed when the desert was covered with sea water.

Europeans first visited the area in 1658 when Dutch maps recorded North and South Hummocks on their maps. Philip Parker King also mentioned the Hummocks in his journals in 1820. The Pinnacles Desert area remained relatively unknown until surveyed in the late 1960s after the area had been added to an existing national park that was formed in 1956.

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