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Lake Hume near Albury

The construction of the Hume Dam commenced on 28 November 1919 and was completed in 1936. The construction site was initially referred to as ‘the Mitta Mitta Dam site’, but in February 1920 the River Murray Commission adopted the name ‘Hume Reservoir’ to honour Hamilton Hume, who was one of the first Europeans to see and cross the River Murray.
Hume Dam is the major operating storage of the River Murray system. The storage regulates the River Murray, and re-regulates water discharged from the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme.

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  • Larry  Grayam
    Larry Grayamover 5 years ago

    So this is what Austrailia looks like in daylight, really good stuff Cap

  • Ha Ha…Good on you Larry…Thanks a lot mate.

    – John Vandeven

  • John44
    John44over 5 years ago

    Excellent PP John!

  • Thanks very much John.

    – John Vandeven

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaover 5 years ago

    fantastic image,wow

  • Thanks heaps Scott.

    – John Vandeven

  • debsphotos
    debsphotosover 5 years ago
    LOL..Larry’s comment!!!…Very impressive construction John!!! *-)
  • Thanks a lot Deb.

    – John Vandeven

  • Evita
    Evitaover 5 years ago

    Stunning image and treatment John !!! :D

  • Thank you very much Evita.

    – John Vandeven

  • Barssel
    Barsselover 5 years ago

    Great capture………………….and treatment

  • Thanks very much.

    – John Vandeven

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 5 years ago

    I love the architecture too, what is the that structure?

  • Thank you very much…It is part of the Lake hume dam wall…It houses the flood gates.

    – John Vandeven

  • phil hemsley
    phil hemsleyover 5 years ago

    Awesome capture and treatment!

  • Thanks very much.

    – John Vandeven

  • 4spotmore
    4spotmoreover 5 years ago

    Wow, you don’t give yourself enough credit. You have a great talent here..

  • Thank you very much.

    – John Vandeven

  • MiImages
    MiImagesover 5 years ago

    s Superb POV and depth. Like the way you use the DOF in most of your images

  • Appreciate the kind comment.

    – John Vandeven

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