The Place Where Space Is Closer Than The Nearest Town

    Space is closer than the next roadhouse. Just another day in the Outback

    A road sign in Western Australia.

    Space is closer than the nearest town.

    Space!? Yep. The Kármán line, 100km (62 miles) above sea level, commonly represents the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and outer space.

    So, space is five times closer than Warburton.

    The sign is on the outskirts of Carnegie Station, WA.

    It marks the start of The Gunbarrel Highway.

    Carnegie Station is a long way from anywhere.

    The nearest city is Perth, 1320km away.

    Better make sure you've got supplies.

    Carnegie Station is the last fuel stop for 500km.

    Check your tires too...

    And maybe don't watch this before setting off.

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