Redbank Gorge

Redbank Gorge (commonly Red Bank Gorge), is a gorge located in the Northern Territory of Australia, 156 km west of Alice Springs. It is situated at the bottom of Mount Sonder.[2] The gorge is part of the West MacDonnell National Park, which has an area of approximately 2,568 square kilometres (992 sq mi).

Redbank Gorge
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View of Redbank Gorge from nearby road
Geography
CountryAustralia
StateNorthern Territory
LocalityMount Zeil[1]
Coordinates23°45′00″S 132°58′43″E / 23.750082°S 132.978670°E / -23.750082; 132.978670Coordinates: 23°45′00″S 132°58′43″E / 23.750082°S 132.978670°E / -23.750082; 132.978670[1]

FeaturesEdit

The area features camping facilities at the Woodland and Ridgetop campgrounds, which contain amenities such as a toilet and fire pit, however fees apply to use these locations.[3] The gorges can be accessed from the nearby Larapinta and Namatjira drives.[2]

 
An information board at the gorge's location on the Larapinta Trail.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Place Names Register Extract for Fleming (locality)". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Redbank Gorge". northernterritory.com. Retrieved 27 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Northern Territory For Everyone: Redbank Gorge". www.australiaforeveryone.com.au. Retrieved 27 May 2018.

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