/kænəˈwɪŋkə/ (say kanuh'wingkuh)

an extensive area across western Victoria and south-eastern SA, marked by a landscape formed by volcanic activity, featuring plains, cones, caves, crater lakes, and sinkholes, recognised by UNESCO as a global geopark. About 27 0005 km2.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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