2 Likes

Surveyors Pool
Australia

Surveyors Pool is located in a remote part of the Kimberley region of Western Australia on the Mitchell Plateau. It is a long drive to get there from any of Australia’s main highways, first you must travel along the Gibb River Road for several hundred kilometres and then turn North towards Kalumburu, a few hundred kilometres up this road the a side track goes West towards Mitchell Falls.

This photo was taken around noon on a very hot October day. The temperature was around the 42c mark and on the walk to the pool there was very little shade. It would have been great to have been able to jump into the pool from the very rock that this photo was taken but the pool is claimed to be the home of a few salt water crocodiles, so swimming in below the water falls is not recommended.
I’m unable to find any information about who named the pool Surveyor’s Pool. If anyone has more information please contact me, you can find my email address on my profile page.

View More »

Copyright: David Rowley
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13900x6950
Subida: 02/11/2011
Actualizado: 12/06/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: kimberley; mitchell; waterfall; pool
comments powered by Disqus

David Rowley
Walsh Point
David Rowley
Mitchell Plateau Rock Paintings
David Rowley
Carson River Track
David Rowley
Windjana Gorge
David Rowley
Pompeys Pillar
David Rowley
The Prison Boab Tree
David Rowley
The Boab
David Rowley
Fitzroy Crossing
David Rowley
Mini Palms Gorge
David Rowley
Echidna Chasm - Purnululu National Park
David Rowley
Cathedral Gorge
John Colebrook
Cable Beach Camels
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
On the rooftop of the Weenacenter
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
Shiplaunch at Ferus Smit
Bernd Kronmueller
Above the clouds in North Wales
heiwa4126
The Kamakura Great Buddha's back
Markus Freitag
-Berchtesgaden- Königssee Malerwinkel
Martin Broomfield
Watson's Mill, Manotick
Vil Muhametshin
Pickles stand at the Roots & Vegetables pavilion, Riga Central Market, Latvia
Adam Czapla
Trzcinica - Kościół p.w. Św. Doroty
Valentin Arfire
Palais Justice 30 10 2011
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
The Dutch Soccerteam in Amsterdam
Littleplanet.nl - Roelof de Vries
World Expo Shanghai - UK Pavilion
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Göynük, Türkei
David Rowley
Viðareiði Church
David Rowley
Mount Beadell
David Rowley
Lyons River Crossing
David Rowley
Aboard the MS Norröna
David Rowley
Turnberry Lighthouse Low Tide
David Rowley
Tórshavn from the MS Norröna
David Rowley
Askja - Stratovolcano
David Rowley
The Old Man Of Hoy
David Rowley
On the road to Askja
David Rowley
Canning Stock Route Well 49
David Rowley
Woolshed Cave
David Rowley
Glymur
More About 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.