AUSTRALIAN LONG DISTANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gully/spur and granite in a beautiful bushland setting 

'Gogulgar Werdin'

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MAP

Avon Valley

LOCATION

Avon Valley National Park; 55 km NE of Perth, 20 km SW of Toodyay

DATE

Saturday 7 October 2023

THE TEAM

Course planner – Paul Dowling
Controller – Craig Dufty
IOF Event Advisor – Andrew Lumsden
Mapper – Duncan Sullivan (2023)

MAP INFO

1:15000 and 1:10000.
A totally updated and improved map using LIDAR to ISOM 2017-2 specifications.

TERRAIN

A mix of granite, gullies and spurs in mainly runnable forest. First used for the Australian Champs in 1988, this fabulous area has been begging for a return to the national competition arena.

OLD MAP

Avon Valley 1988

NOONGAR

Gogulgar is the Noongar name for the Avon River.
Werdin is the Noongar term for valley.

Avon Valley / Gogulgar Werdin is in the boodja (country) of the Whadjak Noongar people, close to their border with the Ballardong Noongar people.

Photos by Duncan Sullivan.

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Acknowledgement of country

Ngalak kaaditj nidja Noongar Boodjar. Koora-Yeyi-Kalyakool.Noongar country logo 2023 150px

Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.