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Fitzroy Crossing

A 4 wheel drive vehicle crosses the Fitzroy River at the old Fitzroy River crossing near the township of Fitzroy Crossing. During the wet season this river often floods very badly, on one occasion the water was 13 metres higher than the concrete river crossing seen in this photo.

The township of Fitzroy Crossing was established before the current bridge was built. The town was built in order to support the people who were waiting for the water levels to recede so that they could continue on their travels.
The Fitzroy River is thought to flow more water than any other river in Australia.

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Copyright: David Rowley
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 13996x6998
Taken: 19/09/2011
Uppladdad: 29/10/2011
Uppdaterad: 24/03/2015


Tags: river; crossing; 4wd; 4x4; kimberley; fitzroy
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