Geoffs Life After Work !

Life is just beginning

Kununurra where e stayed 7 nights instead of our original ONE night !

just a little history on Kununurra,,,,hopefully you can click on interesting links

The landscape surrounding Kununurra includes features such as Valentine Spring, Black Rock Creek and Middle Springs along with many other waterfalls and swimming holes. Popular fishing spots include Ivanhoe Crossing, The Diversion Dam, Buttons Crossing, and various locations along the Dunham and Ord Rivers.

The town is located close to the confluence of the Ord and the Dunham River. Lake Argyle, Australia’s largest artificial lake, over 100 square kilometres (39 sq mi) in size, is 72 km by road from the town. The town is relatively new and was gazetted in the late 1950s, at the time that the Ord River Irrigation scheme was initiated.

The scheme involved damming the Ord River and building a diversion dam 50 km downstream so that the waters could be directed to irrigate about 750 square kilometres (290 sq mi) of land. By 1966 there were 31 farms on the Ord River plains. By 1972 the second stage of the scheme was completed with the opening of the Lake Argyle Dam.

I LOVE this place Kununurra


August 27, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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Geoffs Life After Work !

Life is just beginning

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