Rawlinna is an isolated locality on the Trans-Australian Railway in Western Australia now called the Indian Pacific.  It is about 900 kilometres east of Perth and 350 kilometres west of the Western Australia / South Australia border.  It is on the Nullarbor Plain, about 50 kilometres (30 miles) from its western fringe.  It is flat and well grassed, with saltbush and bluebush, with small belts of myall and myoporum trees and it is a stop for the Indian Pacific Rail Train.