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Mcmahons Point Views

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If you were going to live in Sydney and wanted one of the best views in the world, you would choose McMahons Point as your home. It overlooks the harbour, the bridhe and the opera house. In the afternoon the sun moves towards the west and highlights the CBD, opera house and bridge. A ferry gets you over to Circular Quay in just 10 minutes, although there are buses and trains aswell. The bus/train trip across the Sydney harbour bridge is great for even more views.

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A: Mcmahons Pt view

por Phil Whitten, 10 metros de distancia

Here is one of the best views in the world. The scene viewed from McMahons Point takes in the Sydney ...

Mcmahons Pt view

B: Luna Park at Dusk

por Randy Kosek, 450 metros de distancia

Sydney Harbour from Luna Park. Sydney, Australia. Included in the panorama are the Sydney Harbour Bri...

Luna Park at Dusk

C: Under Sydney Harbour Bridge At Night

por Rich Powell, 580 metros de distancia

Sydney Harbour bridge viewed from the underside.Taken on the north short of Sydney Harbour, near Luna...

Under Sydney Harbour Bridge At Night

D: Sydney Harbour Bridge, North Shore

por Martin Broomfield, 650 metros de distancia

Under Sydney Harbour Bridge at dusk, overlooking the city and the Sydney Opera House. The bridge was ...

Sydney Harbour Bridge, North Shore

E: Sydney Harbour Bridge from Kirribilli

por John Warkentin, 690 metros de distancia

Shot from near the Jeffery Street Wharf in Kirribilli just after Dusk, this 250 Megapixel panorama sh...

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Kirribilli

F: Sydney From Kirribilli

por Phil Whitten, 770 metros de distancia

This is the view from the "best seat in the house" for seeing Sydney Cove, the Opera House and the Sy...

Sydney From Kirribilli

G: Kirribilli view of Sydney Cove (with zoom in capability)

por Phil Whitten, 780 metros de distancia

Kirriblli is possibly the best place to look across Sydney harbour and appreciate the sights of the O...

Kirribilli view of Sydney Cove (with zoom in capability)

H: Sydney Harbour Sunrise

por Martin Broomfield, 810 metros de distancia

Sydney Harbour at sunrise. The Harbour Bridge carries rail, vehicles and pedestrian traffic. It was o...

Sydney Harbour Sunrise

I: Sydney Harbour

por Martin Broomfield, 830 metros de distancia

Sydney Harbour was the location of the first European settlement in Australia. Discovered by Lt James...

Sydney Harbour

J: Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

por Daniel Payne, 850 metros de distancia

Sydney Harbour, is the Largest natural harbour in the world. It is known for its beauty, and in parti...

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Este panorama fue tomado en Australia

Esta es una vista general de 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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