Great Desert Tracks Atlas & Guide

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Embark on an epic journey through Australia's desert landscapes with the Hema Maps Great Desert Tracks Atlas & Guide, now celebrating its 21st-anniversary edition. This milestone marks two decades of the Map Patrol meticulously mapping the vast interior of Australia. Whether you're a seasoned desert enthusiast or gearing up for an adventure on Australia's iconic 4WD tracks, this guide is an indispensable companion for traversing the arid heart of the continent.

Within its pages, discover comprehensive track profiles that detail elevations, distances, and key points of interest, along with essential information on camping areas and supply points. The unique graphic format makes navigation a user-friendly experience for travelers seeking to conquer Australia's great desert tracks.

In addition to its practical track information, this edition provides crucial pre-trip reading, guiding you on how to effectively prepare for your desert trek. Learn about safety measures in the outback and master essential driving techniques, making this guidebook a must-have for those contemplating a Simpson Desert crossing or any desert exploration.
Join Hema Maps in celebrating 21 years of exploration and arm yourself with the definitive guide to Australia's deserts.

Tracks featured include:

  • Anne Beadell Highway
  • Binns Track
  • Birdsville Track
  • Canning Stock Route
  • Connie Sue Highway
  •  Finke River Gorge
  • Gary Highway
  • Gary Junction Road
  • Googs Track
  • Great Central Road
  • Gunbarrel Highway
  • Hay River Track
  • Innamincka
  • Madigan Line
  • Nyangumarta Highway
  • Old Ghan Railway Loop
  • Oodnadatta Track
  • Plenty Highway
  • Karlamilyi (Rudall River) National Park
  • Sandy Blight Junction Road
  • Simpson Desert
  • Strzelecki Track
  • Sturt National Park
  • Tanami Track
  • West MacDonnell Ranges to Uluru


Key Features

  • 25 4WD Trips featured
  • Contains the complete set of Hema's Great Desert Tracks maps
  • Tracks coded by vehicle type with symbols showing towing suitability, GPS-surveyed roads, and tracks that show fuel and provision availability
  • Track descriptions include permit information and contact details
  • Background information on geomorphology, major environments and ecosystems, and history
  • Track profiles showing elevations and distances as well as POIs, camping areas, and supply points 


Key Specifications

Edition: 6th

Publication Date: 15/02/24

Number of Pages: 342

Height: 297mm

Width: 215mm

Depth: 30mm

Weight: 1.2kg