Lake Eucumbene Dam Wall
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Panoramabillede af Klaus Mayer EXPERT Taget 03:50, 03/01/2012 - Views loading...

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Lake Eucumbene Dam Wall

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Lake Eucumbene is the largest lake of the Snowy Hydro Electric Scheme approx. 40 kilometres from Cooma. The 116 metre high and 580 metres long dam wall of Lake Eucumbene was completed in 1958. The lake is about 1200 metres above sea level and holds around nine times the volume of Sydney Harbour.

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Snowy Hydro Pipeline

B: Adaminaby Shearers Shed

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Adaminaby Shearers Shed

C: Adaminaby Outside Dunny

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Adaminaby Outside Dunny

D: Adaminaby River Rocks

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Adaminaby River Rocks

E: Adaminaby Area

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Adaminaby Area

F: Lake Jindabyne

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Panoramic view over Lake Jindabyne, a man made lake on the Snowy River. The lake with a with a capaci...

Lake Jindabyne

G: Lake Jindabyne Shore

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H: Adaminaby River Bed

Af Mark de Graaf, 31.6 km væk

Adaminaby River Bed

I: Adaminaby River Road

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Adaminaby River Road

J: Murray 1 Power Station Lookout

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Dette er et overblik over Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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