Darwin Oil Storage Tunnels

These oil storage tunnels were originally build to store large quantities of oil for refuelling ships during WW2. The tunnels were not completed before the end of the war. However they did get some use after the wall to store jet fuel, though during Darwin's wet season the tunnels became flooded and the fuel was contaminated. The tunnel in this image has now been opened to the public.

Copyright: David Rowley
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 13912x6956
Taken: 12/01/2012
Uploaded: 04/05/2012
Updated: 12/06/2014


Tags: tunnel; oil; fuel; bulk; war; japanese
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