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

Postby johnw » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 8:48 am

eggs wrote:I wondered about Porcupine Rocks, but could not place the distant roof. But google has a similar photo so....

I had lunch at Porcupine Rocks before visiting this spot eggs. You'll get it next guess.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 10:02 am

Hmm...
The only other named peak I can find near there is Mt Wheatley.
But the photos which show a trig point seem to indicate it is positioned near the northern end of the spur that includes Porcupine Rocks...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Zapruda » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 10:06 am

Could be Mt Duncan
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 11:13 am

eggs wrote:Hmm...
The only other named peak I can find near there is Mt Wheatley.
But the photos which show a trig point seem to indicate it is positioned near the northern end of the spur that includes Porcupine Rocks...

eggs, if you are using the SIX Maps tool, for whatever reason the standard map display doesn't label the named peak I'm on. If you click Looking for 1943 imagery? then click (twice) the Topo maps (current) icon effectively an online version of the 1:25,000 paper topos displays. You will see this peak on it. I always use that view as it generally has more info.

Zapruda wrote:Could be Mt Duncan

Mt Duncan is correct
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby eggs » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 11:40 am

Thanks John - that is useful to know.
[Still doesn't name Tenison Woods Knoll though :( ]
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Zapruda » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 12:27 pm

Agreed, Its incredibly annoying that TWK isn't marked.

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

Postby Tyreless » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 12:45 pm

Illawong Track near Guthega, with the flying fox visible on the right?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 12:46 pm

eggs wrote:Thanks John - that is useful to know.
[Still doesn't name Tenison Woods Knoll though :( ]
Zapruda wrote:Agreed, Its incredibly annoying that TWK isn't marked.

And which is also known as "Watsons Crags Dome" to add to the confusion :roll: :?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Zapruda » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 12:51 pm

Tyreless wrote:Illawong Track near Guthega, with the flying fox visible on the right?


Nailed it. All yours Tyreless.

johnw wrote:And which is also known as "Watsons Crags Dome" to add to the confusion :roll: :?


Exactly. There are so many significant peaks out there without a name it baffles me.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 1:25 pm

Thanks Zapruda, glad I got that one. I climbed Mt Duncan less than 2 months ago but didn't recognize the photo.

Where was I, sweaty, dry and tired on a very hot day last Sunday, still in NSW...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 1:51 pm

In the middle distance it looks like Mt Colong, Yerranderie Peak and Byrnes Gap. So I am guessing somewhere on the Nattai. I'll do some more investigating later and see if I can pin this down a bit better.

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

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 3:40 pm

michael_p wrote:In the middle distance it looks like Mt Colong, Yerranderie Peak and Byrnes Gap. So I am guessing somewhere on the Nattai. I'll do some more investigating later and see if I can pin this down a bit better.

Michael.

Agree it's the Nattai but doesn't look like it's taken from anywhere I've been. Reckon you're looking down at where Martin's Ck meets the Nattai from the end of the firetrail that you usually turn left off to go to Wattle Ridge?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 5:03 pm

Not the end of the fire trail, wfbw, I'm off track but quite close. About 30 metres from a structure marked on the topo map.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 6:48 pm

Nattai Trig?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 7:51 pm

michael_p wrote:Nattai Trig?

That's the place!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Fri 23 Feb, 2018 9:05 pm

Thanks Tyreless.

Wow, Sunday was a hot day to do an exposed walk like that. I was walking to your east on Sunday, down along Little River at Buxton. The day got hot quickly. We gave up, walked back out and went to Thirlmere Lakes instead.

I'll have a look for a photo tomorrow. Any one who wants to jump in please go ahead.

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P.S. Congrats for the FTF on the trig. :D
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Sat 24 Feb, 2018 10:16 am

NSW. Bonus point if you can work out where I was standing when I took these photos.

Can you name this lookout:
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OHares Creek Lookout, Dharawal NP.

Location shot:
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OHares Creek Gorge, Dharawal NP.


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

Postby johnw » Sat 24 Feb, 2018 12:24 pm

michael_p wrote:NSW. Bonus point if you can work out where I was standing when I took these photos.
Can you name this lookout:

Michael.

You snuck a local one in Michael :wink:. Haven't been here for a while as it's just been too hot and tinder dry.
1. Looking at O'Hares Creek Lookout, Dharawal NP. I'm guessing your location has to be off track. I haven't been up there but maybe the 295m high point above the spur runnng east of the Jingga track? That's roughly opposite, possibly with some zoom.
2. View from O'Hares Creek Lookout looking southwest along the gorge.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Sat 24 Feb, 2018 2:15 pm

Correct. Both photos where taken from the top of the cliffs just to the west of SH295. The lookout can just be made out in the second photo.

Grabbed these photos on my last trip up to the Old Coach Road. I hadn't been up there for over a decade and the scrub has become terrible. Couldn't see the road until I got within three metres of it. A decade ago it was a stroll through light scrub.

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

Postby johnw » Sun 25 Feb, 2018 6:54 pm

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

Postby jonnosan » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 4:13 am

Devils Hole?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 8:43 am

jonnosan wrote:Devils Hole?

Correct jonnosan, the chockstone probably gives it away a bit :).
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jonnosan » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 7:56 pm

thanks johnw

sorry forgot to check back... plus I got nothing to post just now - anyone who wants to jump in to post can.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby GBW » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 8:27 pm

OK...NSW...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Lophophaps » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 9:15 pm

Tumut River, possibly towards the top looking northish?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby GBW » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 10:06 pm

Right area but not the Tumut LHH.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby crollsurf » Mon 26 Feb, 2018 10:41 pm

Are you standing somewhere between Dairymans Creek and the Murrumbidgee?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Tue 27 Feb, 2018 12:00 pm

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

Postby GBW » Tue 27 Feb, 2018 5:09 pm

Further south of Dairymans Ck than it is north of Bogong Creek. A line between the two misses by about 3k. Near a hut.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Lophophaps » Tue 27 Feb, 2018 7:48 pm

Tantangara Creek?
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