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Seal Island (St Alouarn Islands)

Seal Island is located near Augusta, Western Australia in the South West region. It is located just east of Cape Leeuwin, and lies closer to land than Saint Alouarn Island which lies further to the south. Seal Island is very low lying, and is sma ...

                                               

Shell Beach (Western Australia)

Shell Beach is a beach in the Shark Bay region of Western Australia, located 45 km south-east of Denham. Situated on the northeastern side of the Taillefer Isthmus along the LHaridon Bight, the beach is covered with shells for a 60 km 37 mi stret ...

                                               

Shelter Island (Western Australia)

Shelter Island is approximately 20 kilometres due west of Albany, Western Australia. It is often mistakenly referred to as Muttonbird Island, which is the much smaller island located immediately east of Shelter Island. The beach immediately west ...

                                               

Shoalwater Islands Marine Park

The Shoalwater Islands Marine Park is a protected marine park located in Western Australia and stretches from the northern point of the Garden Island Causeway to the southern point of Becher Point. The 6.540-hectare marine park is located offshor ...

                                               

Sir Graham Moore Islands (Western Australia)

The Sir Graham Moore Islands are located off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia. The group was named in 1819 by Phillip Parker King after Sir Graham Moore who held a seat of the board of the English Admiralty Board. The group includes: Sir ...

                                               

South Passage (Houtman Abrolhos)

South Passage is a 14 kilometre wide strait that separates the outlying North Island from other islands in the Wallabi Group of the Houtman Abrolhos island chain, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia. It is nominally located at ...

                                               

South Stirling, Western Australia

South Stirling is a small community located 75 kilometres north-east of Albany in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. It is situated at the foot of the Stirling Range. Other close small towns are Mount Barker, Takalarup, Wellstead, an ...

                                               

South West Land Division

The South West Land Division is one of five Land Divisions of Western Australia, part of the cadastral divisions of Western Australia. It includes the cities of Perth, Albany, Bunbury, Geraldton and Mandurah. It also includes the regions of South ...

                                               

South Yunderup, Western Australia

South Yunderup is a township near Mandurah, Western Australia, located on the south bank of the Murray River within the Shire of Murray. Its postcode is 6208, and in the 2011 Census, it had a population of 2.235 with a median age of 50. South Yun ...

                                               

South-East Province

The South-East Province was an electoral region of the Western Australian Legislative Council, introduced after the introduction of responsible government in the 1890s. It initially comprised Williams, Plantagenet, and Albany Electoral Districts.

                                               

Suda Bay Passage

Suda Bay Passage is a channel through reef just north of North Island in the Houtman Abrolhos. Located at 28°17′29″S 113°36′35″E, it is named after the Suda Bay, which was used for lobster fishing around North Island in the late 1940s.

                                               

Sunday Island (Exmouth Gulf)

Sunday is a low, sand and limestone, 11 ha island vegetated mainly with beach spinifex, pigface and low shrubs. Other recorded plants include large pigweed, caperbush, limestone wattle and goats foot. The average annual rainfall is about 300 mm. ...

                                               

Sunday Island (King Sound)

Sunday Island is an island off the coast in the Kimberley of Western Australia. Sunday Island is a small island at the entrance to King Sound in the western Kimberley region of Western Australia. It is several kilometres east of Cape Leveque, at ...

                                               

Sunday Island (Shark Bay)

Sunday Island is located in the Indian Ocean 530 ft southeast of Dirk Hartog Island and 23 miles southwest of Denham in Western Australia at -26.124295 south latitude and 113.236538 east longitude. It measures approximately 263 ft by 108 ft. In t ...

                                               

Tarin Rock, Western Australia

Tarin Rock is a locality, railway siding and rock formation on the Wagin to Lake Grace branch line, located approximately 18 km east of Kukerin in Western Australia. The surrounding areas produce wheat and other cereal crops. The primary remnants ...

                                               

Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm

Ten Mile Lagoon wind farm is situated on a coastal ridge 16 kilometres west of Esperance in Western Australia, and it lies in the northern extremities of the reliable Roaring Forties winds. It was Australias first commercial wind farm that is sti ...

                                               

Tenterden, Western Australia

Tenterden is a town located 328 km south-east of Perth in the Shire of Cranbrook in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The townsite is located on one of the sidings on the Great Southern Railway line. The siding was established in 18 ...

                                               

Thadoona Land District

Thadoona Land District is a land district of Western Australia and a subdivision of the North-West Land Division located in the Mid West region of the state.

                                               

Three Springs Mine

Three Springs Mine is a talc mine located outside of Three Springs, Western Australia. Owned and operated by the Imerys Group, a French-based company, the mine is the oldest and most productive talc mine in the southern hemisphere, and the second ...

                                               

Toolinna Cove

Toolinna Cove is a cove on the south coast of Western Australia. It is located at 32° 43 S 125° 01 E, near the western end of the Great Australian Bight. It is the only place between Point Culver and Twilight Cove where a boat can be landed. It i ...

                                               

Toolinna Rockhole

Toolinna Rockhole is a rockhole on the Nullarbor Plain in southern Western Australia. It is located at 32° 45 S 124° 59 E. The explorer Edward John Eyre is thought to have visited it on 2 May 1842, but found it empty.

                                               

Torbay Inlet

Torbay Inlet is an estuarine inlet in the Great Southern region of Western Australia situated approximately 40 kilometres east of the town of Denmark, Western Australia. Torbay Inlet is a wave-dominated estuary that functions primarily as a resul ...

                                               

Towerrining Lake and Moodiarrup Swamps Important Bird Area

The Towerrining Lake and Moodiarrup Swamps Important Bird Area is a 971 hectares site comprising a cluster of wetlands on the Blackwood River about 40 kilometres south of Darkan, and 45 kilometres north-west of Kojonup, in the south-west of the W ...

                                               

Traitors Island

Traitors Island is an uninhabited island off the western coast of Australia, near the site of the Batavia shipwreck. About 50 metres long, it is situated near Beacon Island and is part of the Wallabi Group within the Houtman Abrolhos.

                                               

Troughton Island

Troughton Island is an island located off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia. Troughton Island is used as a helicopter base for the Timor Sea oil rigs approximately 500 km west of Darwin.

                                               

Tugaila Land District

Tugaila Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eastern Land Division in the Gibson Desert. It spans roughly 24°00S - 26°50S in latitude and 123°20E - 125°50E in longitude.

                                               

Tunnel Creek

Tunnel Creek is a creek located within the grounds of Tunnel Creek National Park in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. Along with Geikie Gorge and Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek is part of an ancient barrier reef that developed during the D ...

                                               

Twilight Cove

Twilight Cove is situated at the end of the Baxter cliffs on the south coast of Western Australia on the Great Australian Bight coastline. It has had other names, including Malbinya. The local Aboriginal language for the area known as Willilambie ...

                                               

Two Peoples Bay and Mount Manypeaks Important Bird Area

The Two Peoples Bay and Mount Manypeaks Important Bird Area is a 261 km 2 tract of coastal and subcoastal land east of the city of Albany in south-west Western Australia. It is an important site for the conservation of several rare and threatened ...

                                               

Useless Loop, Western Australia

Useless Loop is a town located on the Heirisson Prong on Denham Sound in the Southern Region of UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western Australia. The town of Denham is on the opposite shore of the sound and the more famous Monkey Mia near ...

                                               

Varanus Island

Varanus Island is the largest of the Lowendal Islands, an archipelago off the north west coast of Western Australia, near Karratha in the Pilbara region. The island is approximately 59 km from the mainland coast. It is located at 20°39′3″S 115°34 ...

                                               

Victoria Land District

Victoria Land District is a land district of Western Australia partly within the North-West and South-West divisions of the state.

                                               

Walebing Important Bird Area

The Walebing Important Bird Area comprises a 13 km 2 tract of land in the vicinity of the rural township of Walebing, in the northern wheatbelt region of south-west Western Australia.

                                               

Walebing, Western Australia

Walebing is a small town in the wheatbelt region of Western Australia, in the Shire of Moora, it takes its name from the original homestead established by Anthony OGrady Lefroy in the 1840s.

                                               

Wallal

Wallal is the location of a bore in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The bore is located 5 kilometres from the Great Northern Highway between Port Hedland and Broome and has an elevation of 10 metres. The nearest town is Marble Bar whic ...

                                               

Wanman Land District

Wanman Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eastern Land Division. Little is known of this district, which was created after 1950 and was in use by 1988. The district is believed to be located in the Shire of ...

                                               

Wanneroo wetlands

The Wanneroo wetlands are a series of wetlands, swamps and lakes that occur on the Swan Coastal Plain of Perth, Western Australia. They are linked very closely to the Gnangara Mound. They are in part, incorporated into the Yellagonga Regional Par ...

                                               

Wapet Road

The Wapet Road, also known as the Kidson Track, is an outback track in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Since 2014, both the part of the road that is within the native title lands of the Nyangumarta people and the adjacent part between Ny ...

                                               

Warnbro Sound

Warnbro Sound, an Indian Ocean embayment, is located on the coast of Western Australia south of Cape Peron, 25 kilometres south of Fremantle. It is a semi-circular sound, 7 kilometres wide with 11 kilometres of shore. In summer 2014–2015, the bea ...

                                               

Warramboo Land District

Warramboo Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the North-West Land Division. It contains the town of Mount Magnet and the former towns of Boogardie, Lennonville and Paynesville.

                                               

Wedgefield, Western Australia

Wedgefield is an industrial area in Western Australias Pilbara region, off Great Northern Highway 2 km north of South Hedland, and was gazetted in 1973. It contains a variety of light and service industry premises, and also supports a small resid ...

                                               

Weld Land District

Weld Land District is one of the land districts of Western Australia, which is located within the Eastern Land Division in the north-eastern Goldfields region of the state.

                                               

Lake Wells

Lake Wells is an ephemeral salt lake in the centre of Western Australia, lying in close proximity to Lake Carnegie. It lies east of Wiluna and is at the southern edge of the Little Sandy Desert and south western border of the Gibson Desert. It al ...

                                               

Wells Land District

Wells Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eastern Land Division of the state. It spans roughly 24°00S - 26°20S in latitude and 121°40E - 123°20E in longitude. Its name honours Lawrence Allen Wells, an explore ...

                                               

Wellstead, Western Australia

Wellstead is a small rural town situated in Western Australia in the Great Southern region between Albany and Esperance. The name commemorates the Wellstead family who settled in the area in 1860 and had held grazing land between Cape Riche and B ...

                                               

West Island (Lacepede Islands)

West Island is an island within the Lacepede Islands group, which sits about 30 kilometres off the coast of the Dampier Peninsula in north-west Western Australia. It is located at 16° 51 S 122° 06 E. It forms part of the Lacepede Islands Importan ...

                                               

West Kimberley

West Kimberley is a sub region of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The region is defined according to different purposes. The area has been listed as a heritage area. Related to the heritage listing, the area has had portions that have ...

                                               

Westonia, Western Australia

Westonia is a small town located in the Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 10 kilometres north of the Great Eastern Highway. It is the main town in the Shire of Westonia.

                                               

Whitford Development Scheme

Whitford is a metropolitan area north of Perth that loosely comprises four suburbs: Hillarys, Kallaroo, Craigie and Padbury. Whitford is not in itself a suburb, though Hillarys, Kallaroo, Craigie and Padbury share the same postcode of 6025. Whitf ...

                                               

Wickham, Western Australia

Wickham is a town located 1.572 km north of Perth and 13 km north of Roebourne in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. In 2016 Wickham had a population of 2.295 people. Aboriginal people made up 17.2% of the population, five times the state a ...