A low, precipitous cliff marks the western edge of the lake. This cliff is capped by a layer of gypsum and gypcrete up to 2 m thick.
Just to the west of Lake Eyre is this amazing and weird landscape of black rock - looks volcanic to me - and the glittering from the salt deposits due to the salinity created by the lake
Lake Eyre, officially known as Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, is a mind-blowingly vast, dry expanse of shimmering salt in the South Australian Outback, in a basin so large that it crosses the borders of three states. On cloudless days, the seemingly featureless landscape can seem to merge with the horizon, making it difficult to distinguish between land and sky