Monthly Archives: November 2010

Tahlee in 1840

This simple pen and ink sketch – artist unknown still captures something of the sense of Tahlee today.

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The 1845 Map by Phillip Parker King

(Click on a map to enlarge it) One of the great insights into the Old AACo Road from Karuah to Tahlee is provided by Phillip Parker King’s lovely map of Port Stephens. It shows the old road in detail as … Continue reading

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Arriving at Tahlee

Finally we reach Tahlee, the beautiful house and gardens, the wonderful views, the wonderful people at the Bible College and ………………the devonshire teas!!!

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Approaching Tahlee

We walked through fields that had been cleared by convicts one hundred and eighty years ago ……. now it’s a forest again!

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Tide and the Salt Marsh (for the technical)

This study was conducted by Gareth Davies from the University of Wollongong. He has given us permission to publish. Vignettes > Flow in a microtidal channel during within-bank and over-bank tides: Yalimbah Creek, South Eastern Australia. Flow in a microtidal … Continue reading

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Estuarine Shore Crabs

EstuarineShoreCrabs-compFinal Find out about them here! Click above.

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The Road to Tahlee

The first part of the road to Tahlee was made up of raised stony road. The rock had been quarried from the hillside and used to raise the road above the level of the saltmarsh. This was the most overgrown … Continue reading

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