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Red rocks

While we stopped at the Scotts Peak Dam boat ramp I noticed that many layers of the rock were a deep reddish purple. Again on the road up to the nearby Red Knoll Lookout and in the vicinity, this type … Continue reading

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Scotts Peak Dam

The Scotts Peak Dam, built in 1973, is a rockfill embankment dam without a spillway across the Huon River.   The Institution of Engineers Australia has produced a leaflet which includes a sunny-day aerial photo of the dam. We continued along a … 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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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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