Busselton sits on the wide but shallow Geographe Bay south of Perth so to have a port wharf required a very long jetty to be built in 1865. The result is, at 2km, the longest timber jetty in the southern hemisphere.
It is so long that it almost disappears into the sea when you look at it from the beach. It has recently been restored.
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- Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifege) (9961)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-23
- Categories: Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K20D, Pentax 16-50mm 2.8, 77mm Cokin Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Road trip to Western Australia
- Date Submitted: 2013-11-20 21:53