Lake Eyre South, South Australia

Lake Eyre South, South Australia
Lake Eyre South, South Australia. When Lake Eyre does fill, it becomes temporarily Australia's largest lake as it spreads out to 9500 square kilometres. This occurred only three times in the twentieth century, the latest being in 1989.

At its deepest, it reaches to almost six metres. The bed of Lake Eyre is also the lowest area in Australia, at seventeen metres below sea level. August 2005.

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