Western Australia

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Arid and largely unpopulated rock-and-scrub-filled Australian state covering more than a million square miles; bordered to the north and west by the storm-lashed Indian Ocean, and to the south by the Southern Ocean. While the northern half of Western Australia is unsuitable for surfing, the state's southern portion is home to some of Australia's biggest, best, and most consistent waves. Western ...

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