Cairn Curran at 40%

Regular readers will appreciate that Cairn Curran Reservoir is one of my favourite spots. Once it drops below 40%, the current level, the landscape on the southern margins changes dramatically. I’d love to see a wet winter!

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Storage level graphs for Cairn Curran – years 2012 – 2015. The storage is currently at ~ 60,000 ML or 40% of capacity.

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The view north towards Welshman’s Reef, Gough’s Range and Mount Tarrengower, 14th April 2015.

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The confluence of Captain’s Creek and the original course of the Loddon River.

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The remains of the old railway bridge at Captain’s Creek.

Aerial

Google maps image of Joyce’s Creek showing Captain’s Creek at lower right – the location of the original Newstead to Maryborough road and railway lines can be clearly seen.

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