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Lake Mungo NSW, near the border with South Australia

We made it, a place we been wanting to visit for a long time, ever since we did a photo shoot for a commercial client out at lake Gairdner and flew from Sydney to Mt Ive in a little twin turbo prop, flying over Lake Mungo back then, we decided one day we will go there, today has arrived. PS. Even though I post this in 2021, these are from 2020. At the time, it felt in appropriate to post these during the pandemic

arrived after dark last night, no street lights, just dirt road and a camping ground, and then in the morning the welcome committee love these locals, and they are everywhere, especially early in the morning and here it is The walls Of China, at Lake Mungo a natural phenomenon  it's a looooong drive from Sydney, so took a while to finally get around to making the trip Jacqui snap happy Took us a while to plan also, as the nearest hotel is a solid 3-4 hour drive on dirt road, camping was out, so instead we got a WInnebago, our first time, and I love the freedom of it, pull over wherever you want , cook a meal and crawl into a comfy double bed after visiting the Walls Of China look out, we decide it would be better for photos there on sunset, so we go to check out the look out at Red Top Lookout erosion crafted these walls  don't know if that was placed there for photo ops, seeing as this place, Lake Mungo, is also known for Mungo Lady and Mungo Man, the oldest human remains found in Australia, over 40000 years old, showing that the Aboriginals have habitat Australia for at least 40000 yearsLake Mungo is part of the Willandra Lakes system, The lakes were formed around 150,000 years ago and the lunettes on the eastern edges of Lake Mungo started to form as the prevailing winds blew sand off the lake's beaches. About 60,000 years ago the lakes began to fill with water from the Lachlan River The western dunes were vegetated and stable, the lakes were surrounded by woodlands. About 40,000 years ago the climate became drier again. Water level in the lakes fluctuated for about 18,000 years, as did the amount of vegetation. ... Sand dunes became barren and mobile, moving in around the lakes from the west. Sand blowing off wave-formed beaches on the eastern shores of the lakes began to build incipient lunettes, laying down the Golgol layer. From about 120,000 to 70,000 years ago, a relatively dry phase led to lower water levels in the lakes. A period of wetter climate and abundance arrived about 60,000 years ago. With the lake drying and more of that sand exposed to the winds it created these incredible landscapesour home at Red Top lookoutlooking north westI decide to go for a bush bash to get a good look at this long stretch of "walls" Jacqui is opting out so she'll stay put and I head out only thing I'm worried about is snakes, so walk heavy footed :-) so dry, but still here we go  now right in the middle of it such an incredible location you know what I'm going to say would love to do a shoot in here oh woauw incredible walls of China and yes, I'm not walking heavy footed now, treading very carefully, as this landscape is made by nature and took many many years, so being very delicate and carefull I wanted to keep going, but there was no clear path without treading over these, and was not going to do so love recent rain Jacqui waiting for me locals checking up on me all good We will come back again later for the obligatory sunset visit

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