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The landscape around Kununurra has been shaped by the diversion dam on the Ord River which was completed in 1963. The Ord valley was flooded upstream towards the Argyle Dam, creating Lake Kununurra and subsidiary wetlands like Lily Creek Lagoon.

The water is used to irrigate farms in the area and is also part of the supply of drinking water for the town.

The water and the land surrounding are important to the local Aboriginal people. There some Aboriginal Heritage Sites located in the area which are kept secret except to the
Miriwoong people.

The area is rich in wildlife so itís a great place to observe birds and go fishing if you donít mind crocodiles.

Tags: Australia Lagoon Western australia Landscape and travel Kimberley Kununurra SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST LILY CREEK LAKE KUNUNURRA

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Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
8 Mar 2012 1:45PM
A great set JN. Think I'll pass on the swimming there............Sandy

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CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2012 1:52PM
Great set, I thought at first they were just ripples in V3, but there is a very watchful eye there! Carole
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
8 Mar 2012 2:11PM
Three wonderful images, Jean-Noel, not sure that I would want to drink croc pee, though SadWink Carol
8 Mar 2012 2:36PM
Think the crocs would put an end to my fishing, super set.

saeidNL 7 3 Netherlands
8 Mar 2012 3:42PM
Great and fantastic set of images.all very beautiful indeed,well done.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
8 Mar 2012 4:51PM
Love Crocodiles Jean, perfect location and series Smile

Quote:not sure that I would want to drink croc pee, though, Carol

Ah! that's why the water had a funny taste in Kununurra and I had to force myself drinking wine!
Herge88 10 40 4 England
8 Mar 2012 10:40PM
Love version three, looks like a saw with a headSmile

Best Matt
moiral 7 12 Scotland
9 Mar 2012 8:59AM
You can just see why this place is a great attraction to the wildlife. 3 great shots but my favourite has to be that croc in V3. Moira

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