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Images of Canberra – Lake Ginninderra on a frosty morning

By johnboy - 22 December 2006 14

SY has sent in this pearler taken across Lake Ginninderra on a frosty August morning.

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Images of Canberra – Lake Ginninderra on a frosty morning
caf 7:50 pm 25 Dec 06

Well I _had_ wondered why there was a water police station on Lake Gin (the previous theory was to counter the massive amounts of cross-lake drug smuggling from Evatt to Belconnen) – I guess it’s to protect us from the hordes of second world war submarines still lurking in the murky depths.

Thumper 12:36 pm 23 Dec 06

So that’s where it got to!

Must have headed south from Sydney Harbour, got lost at around Batemans bay, headed up the Clyde, somehow got in the Molonglo (probably carried it) and then sunk in Lake Ginninderra after running into a giant carp, or, more probably, getting tangled up with a shopping trolley. Feel free to find fault in my hypothesis.

However, I find it hard to believe that it could have sailed up Ginninderra Creek without anyone noticing it.

wetdog 9:14 am 23 Dec 06

That ain’t Ginnie – it’s a Japanese midget sub!

andy 4:55 pm 22 Dec 06

i was going to make comments about te vertical lines.. but then someone nicely pointed out for me that they are the radio thiniggys

Thumper 11:45 am 22 Dec 06

Damn fine Champ-ag-nay we’ve been partaking of since 10 here….

Mr_Shab 11:39 am 22 Dec 06

Scotch yes, ‘shrooms, no.

Thumper 11:32 am 22 Dec 06

Hehehe.. Nope…

Spectra 11:24 am 22 Dec 06

Thumper: Bit early in the day to be hitting the scotch, isn’t it?

Also, nice photo.

Thumper 11:20 am 22 Dec 06

Och eye, Legend of Ginnie t’goer baaa many a yar. Tis sade she were stuck dar when t’ limestone plains sibsidedan left t’ lake land locked.

She livae ona sheep ya know.

Aye laddie. That she does.

johnboy 11:12 am 22 Dec 06

I’d be very impressed if you could get the sun to set in that direction

Bartron 11:07 am 22 Dec 06

August? Morning?…frosty?…brrrr

Nice colours…and a fitting one given what’s happened to the masts (if only the sun was setting, not rising)

LurkerGal 10:51 am 22 Dec 06

That’s beautiful!

And I think the thing in the foreground is the Loch Ginninderra Monster, or as we call her, Ginnie. Och Ey Da Noo!

Danman 10:39 am 22 Dec 06

Those naval masts are no longer as well.

Top shot.

The lens flare off the sun looks very nikon-esque

Thumper 10:30 am 22 Dec 06

Great shot.

Is that a freshie croc in the foreground? Or a lake monster?

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