Monthly Archives: December 2017

Scotts Peak Road

When scheduling this post to be published, I noted it would appear on the last day in 2017.  A new day before a New Year. I reflected that once we turned down towards Scotts Peak Dam and beyond, we were … Continue reading

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Mountains mountains everywhere

Even when Lake Pedder was not by the side of the road, and we travelled through the country along Gordon River Road, magnificent mountains appeared in all directions. The first photo with the high peaks under snow is probably a … Continue reading

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Native flowers

Native flowers added a splash of colour and textural richness to the environment.

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McPartlan Pass Canal

Once Lake Pedder was  flooded and the water had filled all the crevices of the landscape that it could reach, its water needed to be redirected northwards into Lake Gordon for use in generating electricity via the Lake Gordon Power … Continue reading

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On the road again

Slightly east of Strathgordon, markers of man’s intervention were clear next to the patch of road in the photo below. A cement barrier supporting a strong wire fence above that extended for a few hundred metres, had been built. In … Continue reading

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What is special about this area?

I will detail, in the future blog posts on this site, my thoughts on what makes this Strathgordon/Lake Pedder area special, and  offer you photographs that should thrill you.  For some people, the area is special for their memory of … Continue reading

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Waking up to a silent snow fall

I realise this posting is being published on Christmas Day, and that Australians do not expect to see snow – however I have seen snow dusted on the top of Mt Wellington above Hobart on Christmas Day. I guess that … Continue reading

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