33 Photos That Prove The Northern Territory Is Like Nowhere Else On Earth

It’s time to discover the Top End.

1. There’s a huge and beautiful rock in the middle of the desert.

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2. In fact, there are amazing rock formations all over the place that you’d never see anywhere else.

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3. Including one which looks like a giant toothbrush.

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4. Don’t forget the Devil’s Marbles.

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5. And Kata Tjuta.

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6. But it’s not all rocks and red dust.

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7. There is some interesting flora to be found in the NT.

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8. It looks amazing from the sky.

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9. You can go for hundreds of kilometres without seeing anybody.

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10. So there are plenty of isolated places for skinny dipping.

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11. There’s a diverse range of friendly wildlife.

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12. And some not so friendly.

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13. But of course, some very unique creatures.

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14. And some you mightn’t expect.

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15. Some little…

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16. And some you can’t miss.

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17. The skies are unnaturally blue.

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18. Especially set against the red rock.

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19. The occasional clouds only add to the beauty.

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20. Particularly at sunset.

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21. The sunsets themselves are ridiculously photogenic.

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22. Seriously? This is a real place?

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23. Though the real magic begins when the sun goes down.

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24. The lack of light pollution makes for amazing night skies.

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25. The beaches are spectacular and never crowded.

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26. Or there’s rivers to swim in if you’d prefer.

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27. Also waterfalls…

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28. Waterholes…

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29. And plenty of other places to cool off.

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30. There is amazing art, some of which predates European settlement.

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31. The sand in the desert is like none you’ve ever seen before.

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32. The red colour comes from iron oxide particles.

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33. The Northern Territory truly is a magnificent place.

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Jemima Skelley is a staff writer for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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