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Tasmania #03
Travelling from Cradle Mountain Chateau to Zeehan, with scenic views from Rocky Mount Lookout, Historic Zeehan, Trial Harbour, and the Pristine Wilderness of Pieman River Cruise on Arcadia ll.
Date(s): February 2006. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 105 of 105 Total. 2232 Visits.
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Tasmania #03 Collage

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Cradle Mountain Chateau

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Balcony View from Cradle Mountain Chateau

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Natural Bushland surrounding Cradle Mountain Chateau

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Eucalypts stand proud and tall

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The red leaves of young Eucalypts

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Native Mountain Currant is decorated with Lichen

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Tall Trees and Blue Skies

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Mountain Currant (Coprosma nitida)

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Brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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Brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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Tasmanian Pademelon (Thylogale billardierii)

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Tasmanian Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida) in flower

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Tasmanian Leatherwood (Eucryphia lucida)

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Groundcover Fern

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Reflections from Cradle Mountain Lodge

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Climbing up to Rocky Mount Lookout

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Panorama
Looking E-SE from Rocky Mount Lookout

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Panorama
Looking E-SE from Rocky Mount Lookout

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Panorama
Looking SE from Rocky Mount Lookout

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Panorama
Looking W-SW from Rocky Mount Lookout

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Lake Lea from Rocky Mount Lookout

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Looking SE to Cradle Mountain

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South across the valley to Barn Bluff

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Road at the base of Mt Bevos
Mt Gripps on horizon

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Tea-tree (Leptospermum)

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Groundcover

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Lichen
Sphaerophorus melanocarpus is a common fruticose species from rainforest in Tasmania

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Prickly Gorse
An introduced pest which is now widespread thoughout Tasmania

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Burns Peak

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Exploring Flora en route to Zeehan

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Zeehan School of Mines
Established 1892, now converted into the Zeehan Museum

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Mining Town of Zeehan

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Zeehan Street Scene

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Zeehan Church

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Tree Fern

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Historic Church

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Pine Tree

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Trial Harbour is 23 km east of Zeehan

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Trial Harbour Beach
Trial Harbour was named on 10 March 1881 after the Vessel TRIAL which was driven ashore overnight during a gale

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Dunes at Trial Harbour

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Beach Walk at Trial Harbour

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Rock Pool

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Stones and Shells

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Trial Harbour, west coast Tasmania

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Giant Kelp washed ashore

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Southern Ocean meets the shore at Trail Harbour

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Green Hills meet the Sea

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Township at Trial Harbour

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Walrus Rock overlooks township

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Stony Hills

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Hills and Valleys

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Returning to Zeehan from Trial Harbour

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West Coast Landscape

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Roadside Stop

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Road to Zeehan

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Massive Roadworks

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Roadside Earthworks

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Roadside Trees

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Earthworks for Road Construction

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Many Trees have been sacrificed to build this road

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Uprooted Trees

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Deep Valley beside the road

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Tree-lined road to Corinna

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Colourful Beehives beside the road

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The Pieman River Crossing

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The Arcadia ll was launched on 25 April 1939

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Arcadia ll is built of Tasmanian Timber

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Arcadia ll on Pieman River

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Fatman Barge transports vehicles across Pieman River

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John at the wheel of Arcadia ll

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Heading Downstream on Pieman River Cruise

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Savage River joins the Pieman River

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Pristine Wilderness along the isolated Pieman River

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Steep tree-lined banks rise above the Pieman River

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The now-extinct Tasmanian Tiger used to roam here

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Tasmanian Cool Temperate Rainforest

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Slender Tree Ferns

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Slender Tree Ferns

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Narrowest part of the Pieman River is 120m deep

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Pieman River Bank

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Fishermen's Boots hanging out to dry

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Driftwood Sculpture by Fisherman's Shack

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Thistles introduced by early settlers have become weeds

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Wild Blackberries also an introduced species

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Banksia marginata

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Fading bloom of Banksia marginata

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Golden Rosemary (Oxylobium ellipticum)

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Pink Heath

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Two Fishermen returning with their Dogs

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Wasted Timber
A grim reminder of early Logging Days when cargoes were lost and have washed up to rot

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West Coast Waves
The west coast of Tasmania where the waves of the Southern Ocean have travelled uninterrupted by land from the coast of South America

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Sea Foam
Sea Foam washing up on the Beach and being blown by the wind

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Mouth of Pieman River

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Deep Water
The Pieman River is 60 m deep near the bank and this is the Root of a 60 m tree which has toppled over and hangs suspended upside down in the water

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Reeds lining the edge of the Pieman River

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Reeds line the edge of the deep waters of the Pieman River

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Tasmanian Cool Temperate Rainforest

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Pandani (Richea pandanifolia) centre

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Small Tree Ferns at the water's edge

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Cool Temperate Rainforest

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Pristine Wilderness
This was once Tasmanian Tiger country

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Huon Pine
Approaching a Huon Pine (Lagarostrobos franklinii) growing at a 45 degree angle over the Pieman River

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The Huon Pine is Australia's oldest living tree

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Huon Pine overhanging Pieman River

   
 
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