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Lake Leake, Tasmania

Lake Leake is the name of both a man-made water storage reservoir and a small township in the eastern midlands of Tasmania. The lake can hold 22.076 gigalitres of water. The lake was named after Charles Henry Leake a member of the Tasmanian Legis ...

Levendale, Tasmania

Levendale is a small settlement in the Southern Midlands Council area 53 km north of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia servicing the local farming community. Australian author and novelist Rachael Treasure resides in the area. The settlement has a hist ...

Lilydale, Tasmania

Lilydale, originally known as Upper Piper, is a small town in northern Tasmania, Australia. The town is 28 kilometres northeast of Launceston and is a part of the Launceston municipality. It is located near Mount Arthur. At the 2006 census, Lilyd ...

Margate, Tasmania

Margate is a small seaside town on the Channel Highway between North-West Bay and the Snug Tiers, 7 kilometres south of Kingston in Tasmania, Australia.

Maydena

Maydena is a locality in Tasmania, Australia, alongside the River Tyenna. Maydena on Gordon river road, southwest of new Norfolk, through the bushy Park Hop fields, past the Styx valley, turn left at Westerway, past mount field national Park and ...

Moina, Tasmania

Moina is a town 45 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Moina was the site of a brief gold rush in the late nineteenth century and then one of the largest wolfram and bismuth mines in Tasmania. It has been the ...

Ouse, Tasmania

Ouse is a locality and small town in the Central Highlands Council local government area in Tasmania, Australia on the Lyell Highway. At the 2011 census, Ouse had a population of 368.

Parattah

Parattah is a small township in Tasmania, located approximately 6 kilometres southeast of the town of Oatlands. At the 2011 census, Parattah had a population of 360. The area is home to about 100 families, and contains many historic buildings suc ...

Poatina, Tasmania

Poatina is a town in Tasmania, Australia, 60 km south west of Launcestons central business district. Its local government area is the Northern Midlands Council. At the 2006 Census, Poatina had a population of 166. Poatina power plant was opened i ...

Primrose Sands, Tasmania

Primrose Sands is a suburb of south-eastern Tasmania, near Hobart. It lies at the northern channel between Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay. It is one of the more affordable suburbs of Hobart. Point evening primrose, which is located in the vi ...

Snug, Tasmania

Snug is a small coastal town on the Channel Highway located 30 kilometres south of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. At the 2006 census, Snug had a population of 881. Snug is a part of the Municipality of Kingborough.

Tunbridge, Tasmania

Tunbridge is a town in the midlands of Tasmania, Australia that was originally a coaching stop on the Hobart to Launceston road, now known as the Midlands Highway. It was named after one of its three original coaching inns, the Tunbridge Wells, w ...

Westerway, Tasmania

Westerway is a small town in southern Tasmania, Australia 68 kilometres west of Hobart on the Tyenna River. The Gordon River Road from New Norfolk to Strathgordon passes through it. It is in the Federal electorate Division of Lyons and is in the ...

Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area

The Arthur – Pieman Conservation Area stretches along the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia and covers over 1.030 square kilometres. Much of the reserve is between the Arthur River in the north, the Pieman River in the south and the Frankla ...

City Park, Launceston

Launceston City Park is a park in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Established in the 1820s by the Launceston Horticultural Society and handed over to the Launceston City Council in 1863. It is now an important part of cultural life in Launceston ...

Princes Square

Princes Square is a park in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Established in 1858 from a disused brickfield it is now an important part of cultural life in Launceston and also a heritage park. The park is known for its symmetrical planning and the ...

Lake Crescent (Tasmania)

Lake Crescent is a man-made reservoir located in the eastern side of the Midlands region of Tasmania, Australia, approximately 100 kilometres north of Hobart. Lake Crescent is the main house for the fish Galaxias Galaxias. Carp, Cyprinus carpio, ...

Lake Dulverton

Lake Dulverton is a 230-to-233-hectare shallow lake or sandstone lagoon located adjacent to the town of Oatlands in the Southern Midlands region of Tasmania, Australia. The lake has a jagged coastline with lots of low Sandstone Cliffs and ledges. ...

Midland Highway (Tasmania)

The Midland Highway is one of Tasmanias major inter-city highways, running for 176 kilometres between Hobart and Launceston. It is part of the AusLink National Network and is a vital link for road freight to transport goods to and from the two ci ...

South Esk River

The South Esk springs from the eastern foothills of the Ben Lomond plateau near Mathinna and the rivers course describes an arc around the entire southern promontory of the mountain - running through Fingal, Avoca and Evandale before wending its ...

Darwin Football Association

The Darwin Football Association is an Australian rules football league in Tasmania. The clubs belonging to the association are from localities close to Burnie and on the West Coast of Tasmania. This includes Queenstown, making this competition th ...

Bass Highway, Tasmania

The Bass Highway is a highway in Tasmania, Australia. It is a part of the National Highway, designated as National Highway 1 and connects the major cities across the north of the state - Burnie, Devonport and Launceston. The road was named due to ...

Liffey River (Tasmania)

It flows from Projection Bluff on the north side of Drys Bluff in the Great Western Tiers to the Meander River near Carrick, and is one of its main tributaries. The Liffey has a modern catchment area of 224 square kilometres 86 sq mi which has be ...

North Esk River

It is one of the tributaries of the Tamar River together with the South Esk River. It starts in the Northallerton Valley below Ben Nevis in the states North East, joining with the St Patricks River before flowing through Launceston. Launcestons O ...

Northern Tasmanian Football Association (1886–1986)

The Northern Tasmanian Football Association was an Australian rules football competition which ran from 1886 to 1986. In its time it was one of the three main leagues in Tasmania, with the Tasmanian Football League and North West Football Union r ...

Arthur Highway

From its intersection with the Tasman Highway in Sorell the highway runs east, crossing Iron Creek before turning south-east to Forcett. From there it continues in an easterly direction, crossing the Carlton River, to Copping, where it turns sout ...

Boomer Island (Tasmania)

Boomer Island is a tied island in the south east region of Tasmania, Australia. It is known for a large castle built upon it and is owned by Gunter Jaeger, a businessman. Artificial Tombolo connects the mainland with the mainland in the Bay Boome ...

Flinders trench

Flinders trench is a region within Norfolk Bay, to the south of King George Island, Australia, which used to demarcate the northern-most extent of a region which was rich with mussels and other oceanic invertebrates. This region extended to Smoot ...

Lake Fidler

Lake Fidler is a meromictic lake beside the Gordon River in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area of the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The lake has a layer of fresh water overlying an anoxic salt water layer. The meromictic lakes and ...

Gordon Splits

The Gordon Splits is a notable section of gorges of the Gordon River, located in South West Tasmania, Australia. The once impassable gorges are situated on the lower Gordon River in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, part of the Tasma ...

Lomatia tasmanica

Lomatia tasmanica, commonly known as Kings lomatia, is a shrub from the family Proteaceae native to Tasmania. Growing up to 8 m tall, the plant has shiny green pinnate leaves and bears red flowers in the summer, but yields neither fruit nor seeds ...

Melaleuca, Tasmania

Melaleuca is a remote locality in the south-west area of Tasmania, Australia. Access is only by sea via port Davey, by air or on foot. The area now consists of several buildings and a bird hide where the orange-bellied parrot can be viewed, and i ...

Precipitous Bluff

It is visible from the South Coast Track and the Moonlight Ridge walk with a prominence of over 400m consisting of columnar Jurassic dolerite rock. It is rich in Ordovician Carbonates and limestone in the area was briefly under threat by mining i ...

Electrona, Tasmania

Electrona is a small residential area on the dEntrecasteaux Channel in Southern Tasmania. It grew up around the Electrona Carbide Works which were established in 1909.

Florentine Junction

Florentine Junction, also known as Pillinger’s Creek, Risby’s Junction, Florentine Rail Yard and Florentine Depot, is the terminus of the Derwent Valley Railway, a 3’ 6” narrow gauge railway that operates from New Norfolk in Tasmania, Australia. ...

Sandfly Colliery Tramway

The Sandfly Colliery Tramway was a 20 km, 2 ft narrow gauge tramway linking the Kaoota Mine to Margate, Tasmania. Constructed in 1905–06, the Tramway climbed 457 m above sea level and crossed ten bridges. After coal mining ceased the tramway was ...

Westerway railway station

Westerway Railway Station is a railway station in the settlement of Westerway on the Derwent Valley Railway in Tasmania, Australia. The station was built in 1909 after the track was extended from Glenora. The station was the starting point for th ...

Cape Sorell Waverider Buoy

The Cape Sorell Waverider Buoy, also known as Captain Fathom as named by the listeners of ABC Radio, Tasmania during the May 2015 to mark the centenary of the Bureau of Meteorology, is a swell-measuring buoy located west of Cape Sorell some 10 ki ...

Eldon River

The Eldon River rises on the slopes of the Eldon Range below Eldon Bluff, located to the east of the West Coast Range, and flows generally north, west and then south, before reaching its confluence with the South Eldon River and emptying into the ...

Pieman River Power Development

Pieman River Power Development was a major 1970s and 1980s hydroelectric development of the Pieman River and its tributaries on the west coast of Tasmania.

Queenstown Airport (Tasmania)

The Queenstown Airport is a former airport, now an unregistered landing ground located at Howards Plains west of Queenstown, Tasmania, Australia.

Western Tasmanian Football Association

The Western Tasmanian Football Association was an Australian Rules Football competition based on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. The competition was made up of mostly miners living and working on the States West Coast. Of all the clubs tha ...

Yolande River

Yolande River is a river that starts in the West Coast Range, Western Tasmania, that drains Lake Margaret, is utilised by the Lake Margaret Power Station and is a tributary to the Henty River, west of Queenstown

Zeehan Highway

Zeehan Highway is a road between Zeehan and Queenstown in Western Tasmania. Where it leaves the valley in which lies Queenstown, the junction with Queenstown to Strachan road at Howards plains, on a high place that the highway continues to the No ...

Comox Lake

Comox Lake is a freshwater lake located in mid-Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is located northwest of the smaller Beaufort Lake in the Comox Valley near Cumberland, British Columbia, and about 10km southwest of Courtenay. The lake ...

Kennedy Lake (Vancouver Island)

Kennedy Lake is the largest lake on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Located north of Ucluelet on the Islands central west coast, the lake is formed chiefly by the confluence of the Clayoquot and Kennedy Rivers. Outflow is via a short ...

Nanaimo Lakes

Nanaimo Lakes comprise First, Second, and Third Lakes, natural lakes on the upper Nanaimo River, on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, as well as Fourth Lake, behind a dam impounding the river.

Shawnigan Lake

Shawnigan Lake is a lake on southern Vancouver Island, located to the west of Saanich Inlet and to the south of the Cowichan Valley region. Its aboriginal name in the Hunquminum language is Shaaniius.

Adam River

The Adam River is a river on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, flowing north into the Johnstone Strait northwest of the community of Sayward. The Adams main tributary is the Eve River. The Kwakwala name for the river is He-la-d ...

Bedwell River

The Bedwell River is a river in the Clayoquot Sound region of the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, emptying into Bedwell Sound, which lies to the north of Meares Island, near the tourist town of Tofino. The indigenous nam ...