Tag Archives: Gordon River Road

Cable car?

On a side road not far from the Gordon Dam we found the disused and abandoned ‘pod’ shown in the photo below.  We surmised it was important during the dam construction. Perhaps pods such as these were a type of … Continue reading

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Condominium Creek

Travelling back towards the Gordon River Road we turned right at the sign for Condominium Creek and Mt Anne.The natural forest tannins coloured the creek and reminded us of Coca Cola or Pepsi soft drinks.  That water would have been … Continue reading

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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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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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Hill tops in the distance

Separating the southern end of Lake Gordon from the Gordon River Road were a number of mountain ranges.  I think the peaks in the photos below are part of the Twelve Tree Range and include Mt Cullen. For details about … Continue reading

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The Sentinels stun

As we motored along the Gordon River Road, through the sleety rain we noted Scotts Peak Road, a left hand turn-off which we expected to follow on day two in order to begin to appreciate the scale of the current … Continue reading

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