Saturday, January 25, 2020

Blackman’s Bay Blowhole

Impressive collapsed sea cave - former blowhole. Now it forms a large natural bridge with a road going over it. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.99932 S 147.32814...

Eaglehawk Neck tesselated pavement

Extreme, visually impressive example of tesselated pavement which looks like an exact pavement of large bricks. Location, GPS coordinates: 43.0081 S 147.9342 E Categories: Rock formations Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is...

Port Arthur

Former convict settlement for hardest British and Irish criminals, built in 1853-1855. This site is renowned also as a haunted place. Location, GPS coordinates: 43.1484 S...

Styx Valley Alpine Ash

The largest alpine ash (Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker) with a code name SX19A. Volume 286 m³, diameter 5.41 m, height 72.0 m. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.7895 S...

Mount Cripps Giant (Australian Oak)

The largest Australian oak (Eucalyptus obliqua L'Hér.). Girth 21.08 m, height 60.9 m, volume 341 m3. Tree has large hollows and may collapse soon. Location,...

Sir Vim – (White Knight) the tallest manna gum

Several coincidences have spared the highest known white gum of the world - Sir Vim - from felling. It is one of giant trees...

Alpine Ash in Florentine Valley

The highest alpine ash (Eucalyptus delegatensis R.T.Baker). Height 87.9 m, girth 9.6 m, volume 161 m3. Name in forestry databases - TT 79. Location,...

Giblin River Stromatolites

A rare colony of freshwater stromatolites in karstic wetlands of Giblin River. Stromatolites have developed on the karstic spring mounds. Location, GPS coordinates: 42.9445 S 145.7510...

Triarius

Next to the highest known eucalypt - Centurion in August 2008 there was discovered another tree giant - Triarius. Triarius is an enormous eucalypt -...

Arve Big Tree

Second largest eucalypt and the largest mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell.) in the world. Volume 360.1 m³, height 87 m, diameter 5.44 m. After...