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Living Desert

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Hidden : 10/19/2004
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The Living Desert Reserve is nestled amongst the Barrier Ranges and is located 9 km from the City of Broken Hill. The Living Desert is a unique 2400ha reserve which commenced in 1992.

IMPORTANT:- We have been kindly informed that the entrance fee is now $6 per person and only payable by card swipe or coins.
We do not advocate caches in commercial areas but as this money goes to upkeep on this fascinating site so we will leave the cache and let each team decide.

The above co ordinates are for the Sculptures only.
If you have the
extra time to spare a 2 ½ hour visit to the Living Desert from the City (return trip) will allow visitors to explore the Cultural Walk Trail within the Sanctuary and Sculpture Symposium. and gain an educational and cultural experience to further enhance your understanding of our Aboriginal Heritage and importance of the preservation of our environment for the benefit of future generations. Another interesting fact is the arrangement of stones is a double colonnade which defines a special flow from the Pinnacle Mountains to Fred Hollow's resting place at Bourke and provides one of the most spectacular views in the area.

If you do not have this amount of time you can go directly to the above co ordinates and then be on your way. There is a gate at the bottom of a steep up hill walk to get to GZ and those who do not like walking especially if it is hot can contact the number below and organize to get a key to the gate.

Visitors Information Centre
08 8088 9700 (ph)
02 8088 1702 (fax)

This place is a  major attraction for photographers at dawn or dusk for a view that will take your breath away.

 At the above co ordinates you will find a sign describing the area.

Q1. What month and year did the symposium start and finish?
Move to S31 53 969 E141 26 992
This sculpture is by Badri Sulushia
Q2. What is the name of the sculpture?
Now on to S31 53 966 E141 26 977
Q3. What is the name of this sculpture and where did the artist come from?
On to S31 53 958 E141 26 991
Q4. What is the name of this sculpture?
Now for a bit of fun, head to the near by Cairn (Sundown Geodetic Station Number 4224)
Here you can check your GPSr The exact co ordinates at this point are GDA31 53 57.29431 141 26 59.62844
Q5. Final Question What is the height above sea level on the plaque? Please include the type of GPS you are using and the height above sea level it indicating at this location
We hope you enjoy your walk around this area and visiting this Geodetic Station.

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