What’s a bore? Underneath the dry heart of Australia you’ll find the Great Artesian Basin. Yep, there’s another ‘Great’ gee we’ve got a lot of ‘Great’ things dotted about this country. The Great Artesian Basin is the largest and deepest in the world and covers an area of 1.7 million Km₂ which equates to 22% of the continent* Outback towns and cattle stations rely on these bores for their water supply and for watering their livestock.
The Eulo bore in South Western Queensland was sunk in 1966 to a depth of 223 metres. The water which is the town’s water supply is a warm 38˚C when it reaches the surface.