Monday, September 23, 2019

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...

Historic Herbig Tree

River red gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.) of unusual cone form, circumference 15.28 m, height just 14.0 m. The enormous hollow in the tree was...

Tranby House (Peninsula Farm)

Farmers cottage, one of oldest buildings in the Western Australia. Constructed in 1839. Preserved authentic interiors and furniture. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9428 S 115.9104 E Categories: Family houses,...

Swan Bells

Unusual monument - 82.5 m tall tower of unusual architecture, with 18 bells. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9589 S 115.8582 E Categories: Monuments and memorials Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania,...

Round House in Fremantle

The oldest existing building in Western Australia, constructed in 1830 - 1831. Built as a prison. Location, GPS coordinates: 32.0561 S 115.7413 E Categories: Fortifications and defensive walls,...

Perth Town Hall

Magnificent building in Victorian Free Gothic style, built in 1867 - 1870. Much of it was built by convicts. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9549 S 115.8605 E Categories: Public...

Old Perth Boys School

An example of colonial architecture, constructed in Neo-Gothic style in 1852. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9543 S 115.8546 E Categories: Public buildings, Educational buildings Values: Architecture Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia,...

Old Mill in Perth

Historical windmill, built in 1835. Next to it stands another, associated historical structure - Cottage. Location, GPS coordinates: 31.9661 S 115.8470 E Categories: Industrial and infrastructure heritage, Energy...

Wary Bay rock art

Impressive indigenous rock art with first contact art and Wandjina figures. Location, GPS coordinates: 14.4737 S 125.1474 E Categories: Petroglyphs and rock art, Prehistoric cave and rock paintings Values: Archaeology Rating: Where...

Mulka’s Cave

Cave - grotto under giant granite monolith. Contains 452 drawings - Aboriginal art from around 4500 BC and more recently. Most of the images...