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Lake George in Others' Eyes - Pictures [DRAFT]

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15th. Oct, 2007 | 11:55 am

Lake George. A popular name. There are a number around the world. We have a few (4) in Australia, but I think the most famous, or notorious, is the one in NSW, near Canberra. Tho' as one of its photographers on Flickr says: "traditional definitions of 'lake', 'river', and the like don't really hold in Australia". Lake George's Geomorphology; A brief but clear description down near the end, around Figure 7. (In the context of the detailed broader geological area). Also (cautiously) check out the Wikipedia article. From the Sydney Morning Herald:
Getting to the bottom of the Lake George mystery by James Woodford November 30 2002 www.smh.com.au/ articles/ 2002/ 11/ 29/ 1038386313869.html

Lake with fence (B&W)
LAKE GEORGE
Originally uploaded by fotonchop
This lake has a fence in it. An old photo, with water.


Lake George NSW Australia

Old Lake George, wet version
Lake George NSW Australia
Originally uploaded by sandown
Lake George around 1980, wet version. A now-rare photo of Lake George with water — quite a substantial amount of it too.


lake george

Ridge & windmill, Lake George
lake george
Originally uploaded by omnia
Sunrise behind the wooded ridge.


Australia - Lake George

Lake George - big sky country
Australia - Lake George
Originally uploaded by Celeste33
Lake George isn't in official "big sky country", but sometimes it's just there anyway.


Lake George from its western shore 180d panorama

Panorama and an indigenous opinion, driving north from Canberra


Golden Summer, Lake George

Golden Summer, lake with livestock
Golden Summer, Lake George
Originally uploaded by carlmonus
Art & Life. This lake has livestock.


Lake George (dry lake) just outside Canberra

Mmm. Brings back some of my favourite memories travelling along the border of the lake towards sunset. Just gorgeous.


lake george, canberra

a pale straw plain
lake george, canberra
Originally uploaded by tEE.bEE
Another enduring memory, the pale straw colour of the broad flat grassy plain.


LakeGeorge

LakeGeorge
LakeGeorge
Originally uploaded by totalisator
How lovely it is to watch the clouds come and go, and the shadows and light changing across the 'lake bed' and mountains.


Lake George in sombre mood


A very dramatic version of Lake George by Chris Lane, used with a newspaper story about conflict in the area. 'Gales buffet turbine project', by Wendy Frew in April, 2006



PoD — Lake George

Lake George, clouds
PoD
Originally uploaded by The Department
Lake George under fluffy clouds in a high clear sky


DSC_0016 - Lake George mistier, greyer

This lake has a road across it
DSC_0016
Originally uploaded by DC Maggie
This lake has a road across it. Lake George under a mistier, greyer kind of cloud.


Lake George - dry and sheep grazing in distance

Even more livestock on the lake.

Tried to make a Flickr set out of other people's Flickr photos, couldn't work it out. Tried to set up a link for a search for "George" in my Favourites set, but that only works for me and when I'm signed in. Can't just put in the general "Lake George" and Australia search unless you too want to sort through the hundred or so. So I'm trying to set up a type of set (heh) by making an entry here with thumbnails of my selected images, which I can link to. An advantage is that I can include non-Flickr images. It'd be nice to have it as a table with 3 or 4 thumbnails across, but for now I'll just have to go with the standard image uploads that Livejournal has.

 

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