The Breakaways

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Breakaways

About 30kms north of Coober Pedy in South Australia is the Breakaways Conservation Reserve, consisting of colourful low hills which have broken away from the Stuart Range and the stony gibber desert.

As you pass through the Mesas you can go along the dog fence track and return to Coober Pedy by the Oodnadatta Track.

The site is significant for the Antakirinja Matuntjara Yankunytjatjara People, whose name for the area is Umoona, meaning “long life”, referring to a particular species of tree found in the area.