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Cape Borda Lighthouse Cemetery

Panorama of Cape Borda lighthouse keepers cemetery. The cemetery is several kilometres east of Cape Borda at Harvey's Return because of insufficient top soil on top of the rocky Cape Borda.

Around 16 graves are a sombre reminder how remoteness and lack to health care took its toll on early European settlers. Harvey's Return was the old landing site for the lightstation before this remote area had road access because the steep cliffs at Cape Borda do not allow for landing of ships or transport of goods to the top of the cape.

Copyright: Klaus Mayer
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7000x3500
Taken: 13/03/2013
Uploaded: 05/05/2013
Updated: 05/04/2015


Tags: cemetery; south australia; kangaroo island; cape borda
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