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  1. Rainbow Valley - Northern Territory

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Hains View Post
    Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve is about 70km south of Alice Springs along the Stuart Highway (and another 22km along a dirt track). It looks a bit like a mini but jagged Uluru when photographed from the side (but not from this end view).

    Erosion has exposed the coloured rocks and clay. Warmed by the setting sun it looks even more red.

    When rain comes, there is a swallow lake reflecting the formation at sunset. I hear that really brings the crowds in. The large campground
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  2. Policeman's Waterhole, Davenport Ranges, NT

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Hains View Post
    Quite a drive off the Stuart Highway is the Davenport Ranges. This is Policeman's Waterhole, where feral donkeys ruled. Never saw one, but heard several and the donkey dodo was everywhere.

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  3. Banksia

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Hains View Post
    I need some help identifying this flower. It is about 5-6cm high, taken on the Coast Road behind Lennox Head, Far North Coast of NSW. It was growing in a coastal banksia heath, other plants growing included Banksia ericifolia and Banksia intergrifolia. This flower was smaller and different flower structure to the intergrifolia.

    No luck using books and web so far. Thanks.

    I named it Banksia helpafoila until I find its real name!

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  4. Bell Gorge Waterfall, Gibb River Road, The Kimberley

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Hains View Post
    The last photo was taken at the top of the waterfall looking upstream, this one is the waterfall itself. It is obvious why it is a popular swimming hole. I had to wait for the people to move away from the waterfall, they are all off on to the left, out of picture.
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  5. Bell Gorge, Gibb River Road, The Kimberley

    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Hains View Post
    An iconic stop on the Gibb River Road, Bell Gorge. A great place to swim, as there is no salties. This photo is looking upstream from the waterfall.

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