Wednesday, 15 August 2012


The Swan River estuary flows through the city of Perth, in the south west of Western Australia. Its lower reaches are relatively wide and deep, with few constrictions, while the upper reaches are usually quite narrow and shallow. The Swan River drains the Avon and coastal plain catchments, which have a total area of about 121,000 km2. It has three major tributaries, the Avon River, Canning River and Helena River. The latter two have dams (Canning Dam and Mundaring Weir) which provide a sizeable part of the potable water requirements for Perth and the regions surrounding. The Avon River contributes the majority of the freshwater flow. The climate of the catchment is Mediterranean, with mild wet winters, hot dry summers, and the associated highly seasonal rainfall and flow regime.

This post is part of the Water World Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Nature Footsteps Waters meme.


  1. Great contemporary sculpture.

  2. Lovely post ~ Fantastic photo of a lovely area ~ (A Creative Harbor)

    Always nice to have you 'visit' ~ ^_^

  3. Oh my at first I thought it's a real boy and a girl hehehe. You got me here. ^_^

    Thanks for joining Water World Wednesday

  4. thanks for taking me to Swan River. Very Lovely!

    Dropping by from Water World Wednesday…Man Made Pond

  5. Wonderful statues on the beach. Great pic.

  6. the way you chose to capture the statues makes them even more beautiful :)


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