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|The Darwin River Dam, designed by the Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation, was constructed in 1972. Today it provides 90% of Darwin's water supply.||11/27/2005||356|
|Darwin International Airport (DIA) is located approximately 13 kilometers from the Darwin central business district and is the main international and domestic gateway to the Northern Territory.||09/19/2005||348|
|Charles Darwin National Park|
protects part of the Port Darwin wetland, one of Australia's most significant wetlands.
Thirty six of the Northern Territory's 51 mangrove species occur in its convoluted system of inlets, islands and bays.
|The Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour is a fully operative fishing port as well as a major tourist precinct offering fresh seafood markets, restaurants, a nightclub, food stalls and a boutique brewery.|
The Fishing Boat Harbour initially started with a single jetty, at the end of which was the fish market. Fisherman would discharge their catch and then proceed to the inner harbour fo...
|The Ghan on the way to Adelaide. It is one of the world's greatest train journeys aboard The Legendary Ghan. The legend has soared to new heights with the extension of The Ghan journey to Darwin. When The Ghan first departed Adelaide for Alice Springs, it was always intended that it would one day travel through to Darwin. More than 70 years on, that dream has become reality.|
|Unusual arrengement of aircrafts hardened shelters, of the Autralian Air Force in the Darwin International airport, Australia. ||08/08/2010||472|
|It's an overlay from the Illustrated London News from 26th December 1942, which shows smoke driffting away from the french fleet over the harbour of Toulon.||06/20/2006||804|
|An atomic submarine in a french harbour?||08/01/2005||730|
|Canadian Halifax class frigate, dead in water, to the south and smoke markers to the north. |
The smoke markers propably placed by the CH-124 Sea King helicopter of the frigate.
|Strange Ground Signs around Darwin - Australia||10/11/2005||766|
|The fourth HMAS Sydney (FFG 03) is an Adelaide class frigate laid down on 21 August 1980, launched 26 September 1980 and commissioned 29 January 1983. |
HMAS Sydney was the first of four frigates selected to go under the A$1 billion FFG Upgrade, with HMA Ships Darwin, Melbourne and Newcastle following. The upgrade features an 8-cell Mk 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) for 32 Evolve...
|This island was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan Sebastián Elcano on March 18, 1522. Elcano did not name the island, however.|
Having found the island unnamed, the Dutch captain Anthonie van Diemen named it Nieuw Amsterdam (Dutch for New Amsterdam) after his ship in 1633.
French Captain François Péron, was marooned three years on this island. Péron had been o...