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Inneston Historic Town

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In the early 1900s gypsum was mined at Inneston and transported along a railway line to Stenhouse Bay. The remains of 12 houses and some restored buildings can be viewed along good walking paths with interpretative signs.

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A: Ethel Wreck Beach

di Klaus Mayer, 4.3 km di distanza

Little remains of the ship Ethel that sank in 1904 at Ethel beach in the scenic Innes National Park o...

Ethel Wreck Beach

B: Stenhouse Bay Jetty

di Klaus Mayer, 4.6 km di distanza

In 1913 a gypsum mine opened in Inneston and for nearly 40 years Stenhouse Bay Jetty was used to load...

Stenhouse Bay Jetty

C: West Cape and Lighthouse

di Klaus Mayer, 6.4 km di distanza

West Cape with stainless steel lighthouse and spectacular views of beautiful beaches, Pondalowie Bay,...

West Cape and Lighthouse

D: Marion Bay Jetty at sunrise

di Klaus Mayer, 9.1 km di distanza

Once a gypsum port, Marion Bay has become a tourist destination and home to fishing and crayfishing b...

Marion Bay Jetty at sunrise

E: Browns Beach

di Klaus Mayer, 10.0 km di distanza

Browns Beach is a popular surf fishing beach in Innes NP on the Spencer Gulf on Yorke Peninsula.

Browns Beach

F: Snelling Beach from North Coast Road on Kangaroo Island

di Klaus Mayer, 47.5 km di distanza

Panoramic views from North Coast Road over Investigator Strait, Snelling Beach and Middle River on th...

Snelling Beach from North Coast Road on Kangaroo Island

G: Base Camp (Wind-sock in the scrub, Kangaroo Island)

di Rob Woollacott, 53.1 km di distanza

The shed is the base camp for holidays in the scrub near De Mole River at the Western end of Kangaroo...

Base Camp (Wind-sock in the scrub, Kangaroo Island)

H: Eagleview Shack

di Rob Woollacott, 53.3 km di distanza

The shack under construction. At the end of the ridge where the shack is situated, an expansive view ...

Eagleview Shack

I: Sugar Gum Forest on Kangaroo Island

di Rob Woollacott, 53.4 km di distanza

A typical Australian Sugar Gum forest located in a creek gully near the De Mole River at the Western ...

Sugar Gum Forest on Kangaroo Island

J: The Marron Pool (Kangaroo Island)

di Rob Woollacott, 53.4 km di distanza

Many deep pools occur in this creek at the Western end of Kangaroo Island. It flows into the De Mole ...

The Marron Pool (Kangaroo Island)

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Yorke Peninsula, Australia

Questa è una vista generale di 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.

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