Inside the Umpherston Sinkhole
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Inside the Umpherston Sinkhole

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Located on the Jubilee Hwy in Mount Gambier, near the Carter, Holt, Harvey Timber Mill, the sinkhole has been landscaped with terraced gardens and is floodlit at night. It is an impressive garden with palm trees reaching to the sky and plants hanging over the edges of the sinkhole.

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A: View over the Umpherston Sinkhole

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Besides the crater lakes Mount Gambier has a number of sinkholes  with some of them converted into im...

View over the Umpherston Sinkhole

B: Lady Nelson Visitor Centre

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Panorama of the Lady Nelson Visitor Centre on Princes Highway in Mount Gambier. Mount Gambier is loca...

Lady Nelson Visitor Centre

C: Old Town Hall on Mount Gambier's Commercial Street

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The first Town Hall of Mount Gambier built in 1882 from dolomite and limestone has a prominent clock ...

Old Town Hall on Mount Gambier's Commercial Street

D: Mount Gambier Cave Gardens

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Panorama of Mount Gambier's Cave Gardens. Located in the city centre at the corner of Penola Road and...

Mount Gambier Cave Gardens

E: Christ Church in Mt Gambier

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Christ Church located on Bay Street of Mount Gambier this unusual Anglican church was erected in 1865...

Christ Church in Mt Gambier

F: Stephen Henty Lookout in Mt Gambier

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Panorama of Blue Lake in Mount Gambier from Stephen Henty Lookout. Stephen Henty explored the area in...

Stephen Henty Lookout in Mt Gambier

G: Blue Lake from Adam Lindsay Gordon Lookout

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View of the Blue Lake from the Adam Lindsay Gordon memorial. Gordon was a poet who lived in the Mount...

Blue Lake from Adam Lindsay Gordon Lookout

H: The Blue Lake

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Panorama of Blue Lake in Mount Gambier. The Blue Lake is probably the biggest attraction of Mount Gam...

The Blue Lake

I: Valley Lake Rotary Club Lookout

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Panorama over Valley Lake from the Rotary Club Lookout in Mount Gambier South Australia.

Valley Lake Rotary Club Lookout

J: Lions Lookout above Valley Lake

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Panorama of Valley Lake from the Lions Lookout in Mount Gambier. Valley Lake is one of the four lake-...

Lions Lookout above Valley Lake

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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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