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Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area. However, government authorities changed his original plans and no substantial work was completed before he left Australia in 1920. His scheme remained

Springbank Island print that page(0 KM)


The MacPherson family lived at Springbank ; John MacPherson being the first resident landholder in Canberra, and his wife Helen and their children the first European family to live in what is now the Australian Capital Territory . [ 1 ] One of their children, John Alexander MacPherson , grew

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The Acton Peninsula is located on the northern shore of Lake Burley Griffin , in the centre of Canberra , the capital of Australia. It was created when the lake was artificially built by damming the Molonglo River and excavating around it to create the desired shape. The Royal Canberra | 2010/9/24 19:02:43

Canberra Yacht Club print that page(0 KM)


The Canberra Yacht Club was formed in 1959 in anticipation of the creation of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra , which happened in the 1960s. It is located on the shore in the suburb of Yarralumla Its members have competed in the Sydney to Hobart yacht race . [1] [ edit ]

National Museum of Australia print that page(0 KM)


The National Museum of Australia was formally established by the National Museum of Australia Act 1980 . The National Museum preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation. It did not have a permanent home until

Royal Canberra Hospital implosion print that page(0 KM)

The Royal Canberra Hospital implosion was a failed building implosion with lethal consequences. The implosion occurred on 13 July 1997, when the city's superseded hospital buildings at Acton Peninsula on Lake Burley Griffin (that formerly constituted the Royal Canberra Hospital ) were | 2010/9/26 20:36:06

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In 1912, Dr. W. Perrin Norris, Commonwealth Director of Quarantine and medical adviser to the Commonwealth, recommended that a Government hospital be built on a 10 acre site at Acton which had been reserved for this purpose, with separate facilities for isolation. This was in immediate response

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Spinnaker Island (Lake Burley Griffin) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article does not cite any references or sources . Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged

Immigration Bridge print that page(1 KM)

The Immigration Bridge was a proposed footbridge in Canberra , the capital of Australia. It was proposed that it be built between the National Museum of Australia and Lennox Gardens on the south shore of the West Basin of Lake Burley Griffin , in the centre of the city. The non-profit | 2010/9/25 19:22:16

Lennox Gardens, Canberra print that page(1 KM)


The park in its current condition was established with the filling of Lake Burley Griffin in the 1960s; however the park's history is much older, as it was part of the original Royal Canberra Golf course which is now underneath the lake. The part of the golf course which had not been flooded