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

Postby johnw » Sat 07 Mar, 2020 1:45 pm

I'll have to be an armchair geographer since I haven't been there (yet). Try further north - Palmers Oakey Creek?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Sat 07 Mar, 2020 1:57 pm

Nope, not that creek either. That's on my list for a return visit.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Sat 07 Mar, 2020 4:11 pm

OK, too far north. I read your trip report and know you visited Big Flat and were near the dam at one point.
I'll stick to that general vicinity. Dry Arm Creek has an impressive escarpment to its east on the map...
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Sat 07 Mar, 2020 4:38 pm

Close enough. That's the right escarpment, but Dry Arm Creek is out of frame to the right (west). The branch in the photo is Middle Arm Creek. Imaginative naming!
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Sat 07 Mar, 2020 7:59 pm

FatCanyoner wrote:Close enough. That's the right escarpment, but Dry Arm Creek is out of frame to the right (west). The branch in the photo is Middle Arm Creek. Imaginative naming!

Thanks, very generous (probably named by an engineer :wink:). I would have tried Middle Arm Creek next :roll:.
Unfortunately it can be trial and error for unfamiliar, less visited places. It does look worth a trip.

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Flat Rock Falls, Valley of the Waters - Blue Mountains NP via Wentworth Falls NSW
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 9:15 am

This popular area has a number of named waterfalls including this one. But this one only appears on some maps.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 9:21 am

OK, just to get things moving, is it on the Jungle Circuit below Govetts Leap?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 9:25 am

Tyreless wrote:OK, just to get things moving, is it on the Jungle Circuit below Govetts Leap?

Not in Govetts or the Grose, Tyreless.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 9:33 am

Is that Flat Rock Falls in the Valley of the Waters? (It's about 10 years since I've been there, so my memory is pretty hazy.)
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 10:59 am

FatCanyoner wrote:Is that Flat Rock Falls in the Valley of the Waters? (It's about 10 years since I've been there, so my memory is pretty hazy.)

A few years since I took this and must admit I was somewhat unsure myself - and the maps don't help! I should revisit and document all of them myself.
I was originally thinking it was Red Rock Falls, but Dave Noble's blog confirmed it as Flat Rock Falls. Over to you Tim.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 11:14 am

Dave isn't infallible, but he's certainly more reliable than my memory!

Here's another one from NSW. Where would you find these boulders...

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Evans Crown Nature Reserve
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 7:55 pm

Hint time: the boulders are granite.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby crollsurf » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 9:56 pm

Evans Crown Nature Reserve?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Mon 09 Mar, 2020 10:08 pm

crollsurf wrote:Evans Crown Nature Reserve?


Spot on. A great little spot with some stunning rock outcrops to explore.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby michael_p » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 7:45 am

FatCanyoner wrote:
crollsurf wrote:Evans Crown Nature Reserve?


.. A great little spot with some stunning rock outcrops to explore.

I agree, a very interesting place to explore with some great views to the west. Also, the trout fishing in the rivers around there is good as well.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby crollsurf » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 8:22 am

Nice photo FatCanyoner and not that well known in Sydney which is a good thing.
This place in NSW is pretty well known though.
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Near the summit of Mt Townsend, looking North. Kosciuszko NP, NSW
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 9:49 am

That's a lovely photo. Looking across to Alice Rawson Peak from just below Mt Townsend summit climb.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby crollsurf » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 10:10 am

johnw wrote:That's a lovely photo. Looking across to Alice Rawson Peak from just below Mt Townsend summit climb.

Thanks johnw. The sunset around the corner that evening was amazing, typical of the Main Range in fine weather but I thought this photo was more interesting. Your go
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 2:05 pm

I'm yearning to get back there, hopefully sometime in the next 12 months.

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On Taffys Rock, Ku-ring-gai Chase NP via Cowan NSW
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby jonnosan » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 5:23 pm

That looks a bit like a spot I remember on Linden ridge
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Tue 10 Mar, 2020 7:04 pm

jonnosan wrote:That looks a bit like a spot I remember on Linden ridge

Not in the Blueys
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Walk_fat boy_walk » Wed 11 Mar, 2020 12:16 pm

Could be on the Wangenderry Tablelands, on the way out to Bonnum Pic?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Wed 11 Mar, 2020 2:04 pm

Walk_fat boy_walk wrote:Could be on the Wangenderry Tablelands, on the way out to Bonnum Pic?

Getting even further away
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby FatCanyoner » Wed 11 Mar, 2020 5:58 pm

Definitely looks like sandstone, but the Sydney basin stretches a long way. Perhaps it's somewhere in Brisbane Water National Park?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Wed 11 Mar, 2020 8:43 pm

FatCanyoner wrote:Definitely looks like sandstone, but the Sydney basin stretches a long way. Perhaps it's somewhere in Brisbane Water National Park?

Not Brisbane Water NP but you're not far away.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Thu 12 Mar, 2020 6:34 am

Perhaps Taffys Rock?
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby johnw » Thu 12 Mar, 2020 7:44 am

Tyreless wrote:Perhaps Taffys Rock?

Correct Tyreless. I had this more obscure view along with the usual expansive water scenes, and wondered if anyone would recognise it.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby Tyreless » Thu 12 Mar, 2020 8:49 am

Thanks John. NSW again.
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Re: Game: Where-is-it (Aussie)

Postby crollsurf » Thu 12 Mar, 2020 9:39 am

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

Postby Tyreless » Thu 12 Mar, 2020 11:10 am

crollsurf wrote:Spion Kop

Yes, Spion Kop it is. I love the old graffiti: "HCD 1898" and "Xmas 1905. Abrams".
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