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Lake George – Australia’s Bermuda Triangle of Mystery?

By Ralph 16 August 2005 44

Local cryptonaturalist, Tim the Yowie Man, will be presenting lectures on mysterious phenomena this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as part of the Australian Science Festival.

Can water in Lake George really vanish into thin air?

This week, as part of the Australian Science Festival, Canberra cryptonaturalist, Tim the Yowie Man, will delve into the unusual science behind many of the world’s mysterious phenomena, including the Canberra region’s very own Lake George.

When? 1pm – 1:45pm. Wednesday August 17, Thursday, August 18 and Friday August 19.
Where? Nicholls Theatre, National Convention Centre, Canberra.
Bookings? 6207 5901.
Cost: $3.

Further details are available at the Science Festival site.

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nyssa76 7:07 pm 07 Nov 07

Did you know that Lake George was once a proposed site for Canberra?

When the people came to “observe” it, the water had vanished, as had their Venice type plan for our capital.

Ingeegoodbee 6:59 pm 07 Nov 07

Lake George. For what its worth:

1. It used to be way bigger. During the Pleistocene water used to flow over Geary’s Gap.

2.The Raised ridge at the northern end, that the present road follows is actually an aeolian dune that has built up over millions of years.

3. The grid of drainage ditches on the western side of the Highway at the northern end were dug by convicts in the 1830s (or there abouts) and still perform the task they were built for.

jowiey 3:42 pm 07 Nov 07

i was driving pastlake george about 9pm coming back from sydney. i was changing lanes from the outer lane to the inner lane when all of a sudden a car out off no where was right up the back off me berping his horn. I slowed down to look out my rear mirror so i could get there number plate and it was’nt there, it had completely vanished.I was shocked, and did’nt know what to think. So some advice from me, try not to travel at night or in wet weather past there.

Thumper 3:11 pm 22 Aug 05

Not if there is beer involved….

Sounds like an idea. Drink beer and watch for yowies or UFOs….

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