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Some further discoveries so far...

Exploring around Collie

all seasons in one day


  • Survey reference tree

Found whilst stopping to look for a geocache en route to Lane Poole Reserve from Collie, via a gravel road we hadn't previously explored. This is an interesting blog about survey reference trees by Eric Smith for Doherty Smith & Associates Consulting Surveyors in NSW.

  • Blackboys after a bush fire

I've seen plenty of blackboys with single spike flowers before, but never with flowers like in these pictures. We saw plenty of these driving through an area of Lane Poole Reserve that had the bush fires go through in January 2016.


  • Old Stockton Mine entrance

Near Stockton Lake, and once again, found whilst looking for a geocache.


  • Mungalup fire tower

Went exploring and found this with some friends. Kids loved exploring around it, but weren't too impressed with not being allowed to climb it at that particular time!

  • Gibraltar Rock (Collie)

Not far from Cardiff, are some rocks known as Gibraltar Rock that are rather interesting to see and fun to climb. Made for a very pleasant day out in the sun after being cooped up sick for a week in a cold house. Please note, this is not the same as the Gibraltar Rock located in the Porongorup National Park.

Posted by Goannaray 20:45 Archived in Australia Tagged trees rocks kids western_australia south_west_wa lane_poole_reserve miscellaneous_escapades collie_area other_man_made_things rivers_other_bodies_water other_natural_things

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