Rainbow War Memorial

The small town of Rainbow with a population of 500 is 400 kilometres north-west of Melbourne and 428 kilometres east of Adelaide in the Victorian shire of Hindmarsh.

The service town serves surrounding farms and a butter factory. Before European settlement in the late 1800s the area was occupied by the indigenous Wotjobaluk people.

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Copyright: Klaus Mayer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 29/12/2009
Uploaded: 16/10/2010
Updated: 06/03/2015


Tags: memorial; rainbow; victoria; australia
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