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Moulting Lagoon Near Great Oyster Bay, Australia

42.2S 148.3E

August 5th, 2010 Category: Lakes

Australia - July 11th, 2010

Australia - July 11th, 2010

This APM image shows the eastern coast of Tasmania, Australia. Visible in the lower right quadrant is the Freycinet Peninsula, lying 1.6 kilometers north of Schouten Island.

West of the peninsula is Great Oyster Bay, a broad and sheltered bay that opens onto the Tasman Sea. At the north of the bay the floodplains of the Aspley and Swan rivers has created the Moulting Lagoon, an important Ramsar listed wetlands, known as the Moulting Lagoon Game Reserve.

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