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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:20 am

OK so let's try and narrow it down. You're on the main range. It looks like somewhere over towards the western fall.
Are you north of Mt Twynam?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:25 am

It is really not that hard, I will hold off with the main clues for a while to see if others can get it.

I will give one clue, the white bits on the horizon on the right are the Victorian snow fields.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:26 am

johnw wrote:Are you north of Mt Twynam?


yes
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:08 am

A clue, have a very careful look at the photo on the lower half of the right side and depth of field in photos can be deceptive sometimes.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:22 am

Dicky Cooper Bogong?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:40 am

Stab in the dark - The Sentinel.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:41 am

johnw wrote:Dicky Cooper Bogong?


No, but getting closer.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:44 am

michael_p wrote:Stab in the dark - The Sentinel.


No, but with a keen eye the sentinel could be found in the photo.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 12:09 pm

OK another clue, think outside the main range.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 1:49 pm

I'd say you are on Gungartan looking back towards the main range. I can make out Kosi and the Abbott Range, Townsend etc in the far distance.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 2:03 pm

johnw wrote:I'd say you are on Gungartan looking back towards the main range. I can make out Kosi and the Abbott Range, Townsend etc in the far distance.


Your are right John, I am on top of Mt Gungartan 2068 meters, I think it might be considered The 11th highest peak. The day was clear and windless we where snowshoeing in light thermals.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 2:08 pm

Tony wrote:
johnw wrote:I'd say you are on Gungartan looking back towards the main range. I can make out Kosi and the Abbott Range, Townsend etc in the far distance.


Your are right John, I am on top of Mt Gungartan 2068 meters, I think it might be considered The 11th highest peak. The day was clear and windless we where snowshoeing in light thermals.

Over to you.

Thanks Tony. I know it's in the top 20 as it's on my list of those unclimbed, which is only a few remaining now. I did attempt it years ago but pulled out at Schlink Pass as the ground was too fire damaged to continue in good conscience. Just off to a meeting for an hour, I'll post a new one when I get back.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 3:02 pm

OK I'm back. Next one is in VIC. Should be easy I think, so I'd like the name of the watercourse and location.
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Suspension bridge on the Canyon Walk - Ovens River, Bright VIC.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 8:13 pm

A lot of hits but no guesses. I'll give a clue, I'm probably less than 3 km from the centre of a much visited town.
I'm looking for the name of the town and the river.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 9:32 pm

Hi John,

I was hoping someone else might get it, I have been looking for a while on the web and I still do not got a clue.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 9:56 pm

OK Tony seems harder than I expected. Another clue - there's never a dull moment in this town.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby isoma » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:23 pm

Bright , Ovens River, Canyon walk ?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 10:28 pm

Well that did suggest something.

Is it a foot bridge over the Ovens River at Bright?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 03 Mar, 2011 11:56 pm

Yes, it's the suspension bridge towards the western end of the Canyon walk along the Ovens River at Bright. Isoma and eggs you're both correct but Isoma was first by a few minutes. Your turn.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby isoma » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 10:04 am

Sorry, I don't have access to photos today.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 10:32 am

This one is from South Australia

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jez_au » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 11:02 am

Deep Creek Cove, where Deep Creek goes out to sea, Deep Creek Conservation Park. Nice place, nice loop walk.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 11:13 am

Thats the place.
Your turn jez_au
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jez_au » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 11:41 am

Ok well let's keep it coastal and in SA. A nice hike in a national park.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tony » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 12:25 pm

Some great photos.

A complete stab in the dark, is it Cape Catastrophe.

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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jez_au » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 12:42 pm

Ah Cape Catastrophe near Memory Cove, a cool little place in Lincoln National Park, it looks a little similar. Nope. But like Cape Catastrophe, the nearby coastline of the photo has also seen a few shipwrecks, which might not narrow it down since there have been about 700 shipwrecks along SA's coast.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 1:03 pm

Encounter Bay, Coffin Bay National Park.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 1:21 pm

I think it would be good to remember that Sth Aus has a rather large island as part of its coastline.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jez_au » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 1:23 pm

Encounter Bay is near Victor Harbor, Coffin Bay is on the Eyre Peninsula nearish to Cape Catastrophe & Port Lincoln. So neither is correct. Coffin Bay, Cape Catastrophe and Encounter Bay were all named by the English Matthew Flinders. The photo was taken in an area which has predominately French names, much being named by the French Nicolas Baudin (Flinders and Baudin encountered each other at Encounter Bay, they had a civil scientific exchange despite their respective countries being at war on the other side of the world, but this isn't a clue :? )
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jez_au » Fri 04 Mar, 2011 1:24 pm

eggs wrote:We need to remember that Sth Aus has a rather large island as part of its coastline.


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