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Black-faced Cormorants near Betsy Island Tasmania

Black-faced Cormorants near Betsy Island Tasmania

Mount Wellington (Kunanyi) from the mouth of the derwent

Mount Wellington (Kunanyi) from the mouth of the derwent

Iron pot lighthouse and Betsy island.

The Iron pot was the first lighthouse built in Tasmania, it is the second oldest lighthouse built in Australia, it is the oldest original tower in Australia, it was the first to utilise a locally made optic, and was the first Australian lighthouse to use solar power.
info: http://www.lighthouse.net.au/lights/tas/Iron%20Pot/Iron%20Pot.htm

There used to be a lighthouse keepers cottage on this island, where keepers lived with his family. a few remnants can be seen, photo of the house can be seen at the above link.

Views from around the Bruny island lighthouse

Cape Bruny Lighthouse, third oldest commonwealth lighthouse in Australia
History of the lighthouse can be found here

Squeaking white sand and clear water at Two Tree Point, Resolution Creek
Bruny Island, Tasmania

Bruny Island cheese factory

The Truganini steps to the lookout and memorial to the Nuenonne people and Truganinni, at The Neck, Lunnawannalonna (Bruny Island)

The area is home to a little (fairy) penguin colony and also a  short-tailed shearwater (muttonbird) nesting reserve

more from Kunanyi (Mt Wellington)

Panoramas on Kunanyi (Mount Wellington) Hobart Tas.

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