20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dust Storm Looms

The eastern shore of the dry Lake Mungo in outback New South Wales is dominated by a vast expanse of sand dunes known as lunettes. The most prominent cluster in this World Heritage site is known as the Wall of China. Lake Mungo is the cradle of human civilisation in Australia where the remains of the first inhabitants have been found.

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Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: -, Australia
Camera: E-M1MarkII
Copyright: © Richard Goodwin