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    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.

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    Distances in km. Warburton is 305 miles away.

    Space is closer than the nearest town.

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    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.

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

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    It marks the start of The Gunbarrel Highway.

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    Carnegie Station is a long way from anywhere.

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    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...

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    And maybe don't watch this before setting off.

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