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Sunrise at 1080 Beach, Eurobodalla National Park

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by PeterB666, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. PeterB666

    PeterB666 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 14, 2010
    Tura Beach, Australia
    Peter
    Someone in the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has a sense of humour!

    1080 Beach is located just south of Mystery Bay on the far South Coast of New South Wales (as in Australia). Some people may know that 1080 is a poison used to control wild dogs and rabbits, very popular with the NPWS. The story is that this beach was known as Tilba Lake Beach after a nearby coastal lake but the locals named it after the poison baits that are commonly used in National Parks to keep the feral animals in check. At some stage, NWPS has adoped this name and it has stuck.

    All photos (other than #1) taken with an Olympus E-P1 and Olympus M.Zuiko 9-18mm zoom. First shot taken with the kit zoom set to 14mm.

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    1080 Beach 1 by peterb666, on Flickr

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    1080 Beach 2 by peterb666, on Flickr

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    1080 Beach 3 by peterb666, on Flickr

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    1080 Beach 4 by peterb666, on Flickr

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    1080 Beach 5 by peterb666, on Flickr

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    1080 Beach 6 by peterb666, on Flickr
     
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  2. f6cvalkyrie

    f6cvalkyrie Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 12, 2010
    Brussels, Belgium
    Excellent captures, Peter, as always, I would say :biggrin:

    C U,
    Rafael