Lake Margaret Walk


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September 1st 2006
Published: September 1st 2006
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A day walk in the west coast of Tasmania.


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Lake Margaret TownshipLake Margaret Township
Lake Margaret Township

seen from the top of the scarp. Lake Margaret is a hydroelectric scheme located in the west coast of Tasmania, built in WWI to supply power to the Mt Lyell Mining Company.
Billy  Tea Billy  Tea
Billy Tea

is always welcome after a climb. Besides it gives a chance to recover from the climb.
   A Great View    A Great View
A Great View

can be had from here, so why go any further some of us might wonder.
Because the Leaky Pipeline Because the Leaky Pipeline
Because the Leaky Pipeline

invites us to follow it, and enjoy a refreshing shower as we hike. It is made of King Billy Pine.
And we  can alway stop and And we  can alway stop and
And we can alway stop and

enjoy the view any time we feel like it, which was quite often in my case.
Nearing Journeys end, the Nearing Journeys end, the
Nearing Journeys end, the

cascading fall of Lake Margaret. That is not a car park, is it:( You know what they say,it is the journey not the destination.
Any Destination  is always a goodAny Destination  is always a good
Any Destination is always a good

excuse to have some lunch.
Queenstowns Lunar Landscape.Queenstowns Lunar Landscape.
Queenstowns Lunar Landscape.

Some of the locals are concerned about the vegetation coming back.


1st January 2007

Often think of the old place.
I lived at Lake Margaret. Have been back there about 10years ago for a look. Sad to see it over grown and house demolished.

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