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Boab Quarry

28 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Before our day at Geikie Gorge and Fitzroy Crossing low level bridge we were at Boab Quarry. This huge quarry is as a result of rock being removed from the area to build the RAAF Base at Curtin near Derby in the 1980's. The location is around ten kilometres along the Fairfield/Leopold Road around forty kilometres to the west of Fitzroy Crossing.
The surrounding landscape is spectacular and the quarry does not always contain water. This year there was good rainfall around Fitzroy Crossing and as a result of that the quarry is very full. The header photo above and the photo below are the...
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