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Cataract Gorge, Launceston, Tasmania #2 by Elaine Teague
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Canon 7D, 50mm prime lens

The first recorded mention of Cataract Gorge is in 1804. The King’s Bridge – Catract Walk pathway runs from the entrance of the Gorge and takes you beside the river deep into the gorge to the first Basin and beyond. The walkway was built by volunteers in the 1890’s and has long been one of Launceston’s major attractions. It is unusual to find such a wilderness area so close to a city. The chairlift that crosses the Gorge at the First Basin was built in 1972 and is listed as having the longest single span chairlift in the world. In summer, Cataract Gorge is a tranquil retreat, and in winter it can flood in a most spectacular fashion after heavy rains.
Source: www.tasmania.com

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Thank you for looking at my work. I use a Canon 450D and 7D with Canon and Tamron lenses. Some of my work is manipulated in software, often using textures and sometimes blending with 2 or more images.

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Comments

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyabout 1 year ago

    Lovely image

  • Thanks Chris. x

    – Elaine Teague

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineabout 1 year ago

    I like this. It has the look of an Australian Impressionist painting!

  • Thank you Bette. Such a nice compliment much appreciated.

    – Elaine Teague

  • PineSinger
    PineSingerabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful place to explore!

  • Thanks Pamela for your comment and fave.

    – Elaine Teague

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyabout 1 year ago

    Beautiful work Elaine – Love it xx

  • Thanks so much for the feature Gail.

    – Elaine Teague

  • mike421
    mike421about 1 year ago

    What a great find wonderful shot and I love the fact it’s has a place name not to far from where I live in fact it’s just over the Devon -Cornwall boarder, some 40 mile’s from here.
    Love this picture and I have to Fave it.
    Regard Mike

  • Thank you Mike. Very kind of you t comment on my work and I really appreciate the fave.

    – Elaine Teague

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