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Kosciuszko National Park

May 19, 2011

In my last post you could see Mt. Kosciuszko, the highest mountain in Australia.

The mountain is situated in Kosciuszko National Park, one of Australia’s many national parks.

Even here species of gum trees – or Eucalyptus – , the most abundant tree species in Australia (more about them in upcoming posts), are common. I was told that gum trees are the only trees in the world with species that are able to grow at all temperature- and climatic zones…

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  1. May 20, 2011 7:14 am

    Wonderful depth to this image.

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  2. May 20, 2011 7:06 pm

    This really shows the vastness of the continent.

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    • May 22, 2011 1:47 pm

      One of the things I loved most in Australia was this vastness, that’s why I also loved beeing in Central Australia. I will try to show this later this year….

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  3. May 22, 2011 9:52 am

    Such a vast country with so many different vegetation. It’s a lovely view.

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    • May 22, 2011 1:49 pm

      A great and lovely country – and you have been there too?!! – where did you go in Australia?

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  4. May 22, 2011 4:38 pm

    It is a famous tree with famous products etc – maybe we should try to grow some of them in Scandinavia?

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  5. May 23, 2011 5:04 am

    Your beautiful photo invites one for a visit. I love the vision.

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  6. May 23, 2011 5:53 am

    Eucalypts are probably The icon tree in Australia. I loved their sinuous shapes, light green or silver grey leaves with a touch of pink when they get dry, their scent too and the soft smooth feel of some of their trunks. Love your picture too.

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    • June 13, 2011 10:04 pm

      I agree – Eucalyptus as The Icon Tree of Australia is a good description, and I loved this tree and all its different species too!

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  7. May 23, 2011 8:37 am

    I love the “dof”in this picture!

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  8. May 23, 2011 2:45 pm

    The road perfectly framed really adds to the feeling of vastness and gives perspective to the wonderful landscape.

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    • June 13, 2011 10:09 pm

      Yes, I loved the view of that path, we walked down to the stream (see the photo from there in my other post from here) and that was longer than I expected!

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