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Westgate Bridge Memorial Park
Victoria

Panorama of the Westgate Memorial Park opened on 15th October 2004 on the west bank of the Yarra River under the Westgate Bridge to increase awareness in the community of workplace accidents. 35 pillars commemorate the workers killed when the bridge collapsed in 1970 during its construction.

Copyright: Klaus Mayer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 03/03/2010
Uploaded: 31/07/2011
Updated: 21/03/2015
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Tags: park; memorial; bridge; westgate; melbourne; spotswood; victoria; australia
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Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.