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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Challenge Valley - Dandenong Police Paddocks

Boardwalk

Photos on a 2 km hike on July 21, 2017. This started at the junction of Brady Rd and Greenbank Avenue, then along Brady Rd though the picnic ground to Baden Powell Drive. Then into Challenge Valley, which was used for the 1964-65 Seventh Australian Scout Jamboree, and on to the Wetland Walk. Sadly, the scouts had gone! The no-name creek running through the Valley was explored, which I named Challenge Creek. Two large black stones were discovered next to the creek - these appeared to be of meteoric origin. the Creek feeds into the Retarding Basin, before crossing under Power Rd.

Picnic Ground

Picnic Ground

Picnic Ground, artefact from theJamboree

Picnic Ground, original site of the Jamboree Shopping Area



Picnic Ground




Baden Powell Drive

Directions in Baden Powell Drive

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek
Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek - artefact
Challenge Creek - meteorite

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek - meteorite

Challenge Creek - artefact

Challenge Creek

Challenge Creek
Challenge Creek

Boardwalk
Boardwalk

Wetland Walk

Power Lines

Wetland Walk

Challenge Creek Track

Challenge Creek Track

Wetland Walk 
Picnic Ground

The route

1 comment:

  1. Wow Bob, what a magnificent place to visit and walk around, wasn't it a beautiful day to enjoy it also, amazing tracks, boardwalks, tiny creek, wonderful amazing meteorites and artifacts, and finally, that wonderful famous Padula pose!!! Thanks for sharing and best regards! Michael

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