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Hamersley Range
Road from Paraburdoo.jpg
Outside the town of Paraburdoo, showing part of the Hamersley Range in the background
Highest point
Peak Mount Meharry
Elevation 1,249 m (4,098 ft)
Hamersley Range is located in Western Australia
Hamersley Range
Location in Western Australia
Country Australia
State Western Australia
Region Pilbara
Range coordinates 21°53′S 116°46′E / 21.883°S 116.767°E / -21.883; 116.767
Hamersley Range, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
Hamersley Range, Pilbara region

The Hamersley Range is a mountainous region of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The range was named on 12 June 1861 by explorer Francis Thomas Gregory after Edward Hamersley, a prominent promoter of his exploration expedition to the northwest. Juukan Gorge lies within the ranges, as does Karijini National Park (formerly known as Hamersley Range National Park).

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