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Panoramabillede af Klaus Mayer EXPERT Taget 04:05, 26/10/2009 - Views loading...

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Wirrulla Jetty

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Wirrulla is a small township in the wheatbelt on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, 674 kilometres north-west from Adelaide. The town claims to have a secret which might explain the town's own jetty despite being 35 kilometres from the coast and 79 metres above sea level.

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A: Wirrulla Grain Storage

Af Klaus Mayer, 260 meter væk

Wirrulla is a small township in the wheatbelt on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, 674 kilometre...

Wirrulla Grain Storage

B: Streaky Bay Foreshore

Af Klaus Mayer, 53.0 km væk

The small town of Streaky Bay proclaimed in 1872 is 727 kilometres north-west of Adelaide on the west...

Streaky Bay Foreshore

C: Streaky Bay Foreshore

Af Klaus Mayer, 53.1 km væk

The small town of Streaky Bay proclaimed in 1872 is 727 kilometres north-west of Adelaide on the west...

Streaky Bay Foreshore

D: Streaky Bay Tourist Information

Af Klaus Mayer, 53.3 km væk

The small town of Streaky Bay proclaimed in 1872 is 727 kilometres north-west of Adelaide on the west...

Streaky Bay Tourist Information

E: Smoky Bay Jetty

Af Klaus Mayer, 56.5 km væk

Smoky Bay with a population of about 200 is a small town 40 kilometres south east of Ceduna on the Ey...

Smoky Bay Jetty

F: Eyre Highway

Af Klaus Mayer, 58.5 km væk

Named after explorer Edward John Eyre, the 1,675 kilometre long Eyre Hwy aka National Highway 1 links...

Eyre Highway

G: Murphy's Haystacks

Af Klaus Mayer, 68.1 km væk

Murphys Haystacks are a geological attraction of the Eyre Peninsula.The pink Hiltaba granite inselber...

Murphy's Haystacks

H: Calca

Af Klaus Mayer, 71.1 km væk

The small rural community of Calca is known for the inselbergs called Murphy's Haystacks, its red gra...

Calca

I: Baird Bay

Af Klaus Mayer, 73.0 km væk

The small rural community of Calca is known for the inselbergs called Murphy's Haystacks, its red gra...

Baird Bay

J: Gawler Ranges Organ Pipes

Af Klaus Mayer, 73.2 km væk

Spring evening at the Organ Pipes in the Gawler Ranges. The Gawler Ranges National Park offers stunni...

Gawler Ranges Organ Pipes

Dette panorama blev taget i Australia

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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