Discovery : Cape Leeuwin Weather Station

Discovery (Post#61) : Cape Leeuwin Weather Station

Photos of the day are all about Cape Leeuwin Weather Station. Because of the strategic location of Cape Leeuwin, it became a great place to put instruments that will observe the wind speed and direction, temperature, rainfall, barometric pressure, visibility, cloud formations and the state of the sea. Based on history, the station started to logged these information since Jan 1, 1897 until 1993 when non-staff ‘Automatic Weather Station’ installed in the precinct. The station is one of the longest continuous observational weather data records in Western Australia. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : meteorological instruments, information board
Location : Leeuwin Road, AUGUSTA WA 6290, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then, take Pemberton Bus to Augusta and get off at Blackwood Avenue. Finally, take a taxi from Blackwood Avenue to Cape Leeuwin.
Official Website : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

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Something To Look At : Two Ocean Meets

Something To Look At (Post#20) : Two Ocean Meets

Photos of the day are all about information that Two Ocean Meets at Cape Leeuwin. The cape itself marks the points which is 34° 22′ S, 115° 08′ E where the Indian Ocean meets Southern Ocean. There are observations that proves this where it is seen with differing ocean currents, waves and swell patterns in the waters around the cape. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : information board, Two Oceans Meet
Location : Leeuwin Road, AUGUSTA WA 6290, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then, take Pemberton Bus to Augusta and get off at Blackwood Avenue. Finally, take a taxi from Blackwood Avenue to Cape Leeuwin.
Official Website : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Chromatic Outlook : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Chromatic Outlook (Post#50) : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Photos of the day are all about Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. This historic and heritage lighthouse is located at the tip and extreme most south-westerly point of Australia called Cape Leeuwin and constructed in 1895. The lighthouse is also the Tallest Lighthouse in Western Australia and third in Australia. Based on history, the lighthouse was proposed in 1881 but did not come to life immediately, it only happens after 15 years. The lighthouse still in operation and has been automated in 1992. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : lighthouse, monochrome, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Location : Leeuwin Road, AUGUSTA WA 6290, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton Bus to Augusta and get off at Blackwood Avenue. Finally, take a taxi from Blackwood Avenue to Cape Leeuwin.
Official Website : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Name Of The Place : Cape Leeuwin

Name Of The Place (Post#57) : Cape Leeuwin

Photo of the day is about Cape Leeuwin. Cape Leeuwin is the tip and the extreme most south-westerly mainland of Australia. The cape also known as the point where the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean meets, this means being in the place is a chance to see two ocean at the same time. The name of Cape Leeuwin was made by Matthew Flinders in 1801 based on the name of the adjoining area by Leeuwin Land which navigated by Leeuwin (The Lioness), a Dutch Galleon. The historic and heritage lighthouse Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse located in the cape. The photo is part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.

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Notes :
Photo : lighthouse, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Location : Leeuwin Road, AUGUSTA WA 6290, Australia
Transportation :
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then
take Pemberton Bus to Augusta and get off at Blackwood Avenue. Finally, take a taxi from Blackwood Avenue to Cape Leeuwin.
Official Website : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse