The Bungle Bungle hill range is located 260km south of Kunnunura in the Kimberley region of WA. It is most notable for the unusual rock formations which are most pronounced in the south western area of the range. Here, the Bungles border the vast Tanami Desert and it is winds from this desert that has sculpted the distinctive bee hive shaped domes over millions of years. Strong desert winds which are laden with sand are slowly eroding the range. The segment of wind nearest the ground carries more sand and so the degree of erosion at the base of the range is greatest. This has resulted in the domed shape.
This picture shows some of the classic dome shaped structures, a dry river bed, spinifex grass and eucalypt trees. I only spent 2 days exploring Purnululu NP but it is somewhere that deserves far more of my time. The range was opened up to tourists as an area of beauty in the 1980s. Coupled with the inaccessibility of the region, this has led to almost no development of the area and one can still be amazed by the landscapes without the intrusion of other travellers.