Wednesday, 18 June 2014

DAREBIN CREEK IN WINTER

Darebin Creek is a creek that runs through the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is the main watercourse of the Darebin Valley and a major tributary of the Yarra River. The creek rises on the northern urban fringe of Melbourne north of the suburb of Epping, following a general southerly route and meeting the Yarra at Alphington.

Formerly an intermittent stream, increased stormwater runoff with urbanisation of the Darebin Creek catchment has resulted in permanent water flow. The creek runs through Darebin Parklands, a large nature reserve one or two kilometres northwest of the junction at which the creek meets the Yarra. The Darebin Creek Trail runs along the banks in the lower reaches of the creek. This is the creek at the Darebin Parklands in Ivanhoe.

This post is part of the Waterworld Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,
and also part of the ABC Wednesday meme.

8 comments:

  1. THAT'S winter? I'd take it!
    ROG, ABCW

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  2. Really great, I wish such a winter next season; a beautiful photo.

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  3. Wonderful shot of the creek. I don't have a post this week for ABC Wed but am visiting for the team. Carver, ABC Wed. Team

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  4. Very scenic! I like rocky streams.

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  5. good place to track, the water cooled the tired feet, but also ruins the boots.

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  6. I would love such a great winter!

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