of around 50 people that serves as a regional centre for the huge region of Australia
known as the Nullarbor Plain
Near the Great Australian Bight, its origial location was actually along the Coast and even had a telegraph station, but a plague of rabbits destroyed all the dune vegetation and the villiage was then buried by a sandstom.
Despite such a low population, the risk for Cyclones
is perhaps lower there than in any other area of Australia (even though it is near the coast, which modifies the temperature to some extent)
According to Wikipedia, the name comes from the "Aboriginal word Yinculyer
which one source gives as referring to the rising of the planet Venus"
"Eucla (31‹43ŒS 128‹53ŒE; post code: 6443) is the easternmost town in Western Australia, located on the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia"
Eucla (or Eucla Motel) appears on all regular sized globes.