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Albany 2008

Photos from a recent visit to Albany on the south coast of Western Australia include Beach Scenes, a walk along the Coastal Pathway for Ocean Views and Wildflowers in season, watch the Submarine HMAS Collins leaving Princess Royal Harbour, Bushwalk at Yakamia among the Sheoaks and Wildflowers, enjoy Garden Flowers from my daughter's garden and the family Dogs and Cats, then walk the new bridge linking Albany Town Centre to the new Waterfront Development Project to get previously unseen views of Albany.

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Approaching Middleton Beach
Dog Beach area.

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Grassy Dunes at Middleton Beach

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Winter Sky over King George Sound

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Golden Retriever Dave

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Dogs play on the Beach

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Black Labrador Isaac and Dave

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Dave has a Cuttlefish

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Stormy Skies

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Middleton Beach from the Board Walk
Commencing the walk along the Coastal Pathway around Marine Drive for scenic ocean views and wildflowers in season.

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Showy Dryandra (Dryandra formosa)

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Flowering Sedges

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Showy Dryandra (Dryandra formosa)

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Overlooking King George Sound
Michaelmas and Breaksea Islands and Limestone Head on horizon.

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Baudin's Monument
Commemorating the Baudin Expedition to Terra Australis 1800-1804.

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Coastline of King George Sound

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Southern Cross (Xanthosia rotundifolia)

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Morning Iris (Orthrosanthus laxus)

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Drumsticks (Dasypogon bromeliifolius)

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Small Beetle emerges from under Leaf

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Closer view of Small Beetle

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King George Sound, Albany

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Granite Rocks meet the Sea

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Wattle Species (Acacia)

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Wattle Species (Acacia)

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Lysinema conspicuum

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Coastal Pathway winds through natural Bushland

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Dampiera (Dampiera linearis)

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View from Lookout
Across King George Sound.

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Old Forts Lighthouse on King Point
Michaelmas Island on horizon.

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Old Forts Lighthouse on King Point

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View from Lookout
Deep Water Passage between King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour.

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Possession Point
Deep Water Passage between King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour.

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Deep Water Passage
Between King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour.

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Bramble Point
Deep Water Passage between King George Sound and Princess Royal Harbour.

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Bramble Point and Princess Royal Harbour

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Princess Royal Harbour, Albany

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Princess Royal Harbour Wharf Area

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General Ataturk's Monument
Peace at Home and in the World.
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938). Founder of the Turkish Republic and its first President.


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Bald Island Marlock (Eucalyptus conferruminata)

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HMAS Collins leaving Princess Royal Harbour
HMAS Collins is one of the first submarines to be totally designed by computers.

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HMAS Collins
This Collins Class Submarine is based in Perth. It was launched 28 August 1993 and commissioned 27 July 1996.

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HMAS Collins
Displacement:
3,350 tonnes submerged
3,050 tonnes surfaced


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HMAS Collins
Speed:
20 knots submerged
10 knots surfaced


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HMAS Collins
Company: 45
The crew have just enjoyed a short R & R in Albany.


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HMAS Collins
Passing Bramble Point in Deep Water Passage.

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HMAS Collins
Gliding quietly through the Deep Water Passage.

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HMAS Collins
Passing Possession Point.

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HMAS Collins
In King George Sound.

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HMAS Collins
In King George Sound.

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HMAS Collins
Heading out to sea.

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HMAS Collins
Soon to dive under after reaching deeper water.

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Wattle Species (Acacia)

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Sticky Tailflower (Anthocercis viscosa)
Grows on granite outcrops near the coast. Shrub with Tubular white flowers and sticky broad or spear-shaped leaves.

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Wattle Species (Acacia)

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Tea Tree (Leptospermum)

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Returning along the Board Walk
View to Emu Point and Oyster Harbour.

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Whale Watching Platform
From July to October, Middleton Beach is an important meeting area for Southern Right Whales who leave Albany in October to return to their summer feeding grounds in the sub-antarctic.

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Southern Right Whale Information
In winter a pregnant Southern Right Cow will seek out a shallow, calm bay on the south coast to give birth to her calf.

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Humpback Whale Information
During winter Humpback Whales travel westward past Albany on their northern migration and sometimes stop to rest or explore in King George Sound.

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View to Emu Point and Oyster Harbour
No Whales in sight today.

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Washed Stones down below the Board Walk

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Ellen Cove and Middleton Beach

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Paper Bark Trees (Melaleucea)
Middleton Beach

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Seaweed washed up on the Beach

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Walking into the Sheoak Forest
Last remaining area of natural bushland in Yakamia.

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Sheoak Trees (Casuarinaceae)

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Hovea (Hovea trisperma)

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Small Pink Bells

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Hovea (Hovea trisperma)

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Southern Cross (Xanthosia rotundifolia)

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Dampiera (Dampiera linearis)

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Granny's Bonnet (Isotropis cuneifolia)

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Yellow-eyed Flame Pea (Chorizema)

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Yellow-eyed Flame Pea (Chorizema)

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Woolly White Flowers

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Ned, the Cat with Attitude

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Little Kelly
Short-haired black cat.

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14 year old Isaac
Isaac is a Black Labrador born in 1994. Isaac passed away 17 December 2008. Rest In Peace.

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Dave with his Toy Monkey
Dave is a Golden Retriever who was born 8 September 2006.

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Jezabel dislikes the Camera
Jezabel is an Australian Kelpie who was born 2 May 2006.

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Jezabel in Profile
Australian Kelpies are Sheepdogs.

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Bright-eyed Cinerarias
The following flower photos were all taken in my daughter's garden.

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Fluffy White Ranunculus

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Dazzling Orange Ranunculus

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Spring Blossom of Flowering Plum

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Cosmos

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Lavender Spike

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Cinerarias

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Freesias

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Button Daisies

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Lavender

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Cosmos

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Waterfront Development
The vision is for the waterfront development to revitalise the undeveloped foreshore into a sought-after destination, re-connecting the town centre with the magnificent setting of Princess Royal Harbour.

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Pedestrian Bridge opened 4 March 2008
The first stage of the Waterfront at Albany development is complete, with the full 250m span of the nine metre high pedestrian bridge linking Albany’s CBD and a landscaped plaza on the city’s foreshore now open to the community.

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The University of Western Australia, Albany Branch
This Historic Building was orginally the Albany Post Office and is noted for its distinctive round Clock Tower. Viewed from new bridge.

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Albany Visitor Centre
Formerly Albany Railway Station.

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The Jetty Precinct
Albany's existing jetty is to be reinvigorated and linked to a waterfront promenade which will provide two fishing platforms and improved public access to the new Waterfront.

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Albany Grain Storage Silos

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Tugs at Albany Wharf

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ANZAC Peace Park
On the western side of the Waterfront project will be a park dedicated to the role Albany played in the First World War. It was from Albany that the first ANZAC convoy set sail for war on 1 November 1914. The City of Albany will build and maintain ANZAC Peace Park.

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View towards Mt Melville

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Zoomed towards Mt Melville

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View towards Mt Clarence

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Landscaped Plaza
A 2,300sqm landscaped plaza will provide local residents and visitors with a recreation area in a prime focal point of the development, adjacent to the planned magnificent $50million entertainment centre.

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Westerly view of Plaza and ANZAC Peace Park area

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The Jetty Precinct

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Waterfront Bridge

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Earthworks in Progress

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Albany Town Centre

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Looking down on Memorial Gardens
Very pretty when Rose Bushes are in full bloom.

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Looking down on Bibbulmun Track
Southern Terminus of The Bibbulmun Track which is one of the world's great long distance walk trails, stretching nearly 1000kms from Kalamunda (Perth Hills) to Albany (South Coast) through the heart of the scenic South West of Western Australia.

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Albany Visitor Centre
Formerly Albany Railway Station.

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Stirling Terrace Rotunda from Bridge

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Stirling Terrace, Albany

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Foreshore area from Stirling Terrace

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Foreshore framed by Rotunda

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Foreshore from Rotunda

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Waterfront Development
New Pedestrian Bridge linking Town Centre to Waterfront.

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Historic Rotunda on Stirling Terrace

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Stirling Terrace from Rotunda

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Street Light in Stirling Terrace

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Town of Albany crest on Lamp Post

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Waterfront Development
Widescreen view

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Historic Rotunda on Stirling Terrace
Widescreen view

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Albany Visitor Centre
Formerly Albany Railway Station.
Widescreen view.


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Foreshore framed by Rotunda
Widescreen view

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Panorama of Mt Melville

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Panorama of Bramble Point
Entrance to Princess Royal Harbour.

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Ned and Dave in the Garden
As I say goodbye to Albany after a few enjoyable days with family.

   
 
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