Cattle Transfer Station along Silver City Highway

The 681 kilometre long Silver City Highway or State Highway 22 is the westernmost north-south highway in New South Wales and an important transport link for outback stations in this remote part of Australia. The highway is fully sealed between Buronga and Broken Hill. The highway was almost completely unsealed when it was proclaimed in 1947 and half of its length remains unsealed to this day.

Copyright: Klaus Mayer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 30/12/2009
Uploaded: 09/02/2011
Updated: 06/10/2014


Tags: outback; cattle transfer station; new south wales; australia; silver city highway
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