Wednesday, October 27, 2010

ABC Wednesdays - O for Orontes Beacon

The Orontes Beacon (34º 45.385'S. 138º 0.477'E) is located about 22 nautical miles (41km) from Adelaide in the Gulf of St Vincent. When sailing to Port Vincent, one needs to round this beacon to avoid the shallow waters of the Orontes Shoal.

This is my first post for quite a while; hopefully I can find the necessary time to devote to my blog and ABC Wednesdays once again.

The ABC Wednesday meme was initiated by Denise Nesbitt. To find out more about ABC Wednesdays and see other participants' contributions click here.


Mar said...

What a unique shot for O!! Ohhh!

ABC Wednesday: O

Roger Owen Green said...

I'm fairly sure you are the only one with this topic! very practical construct.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

RuneE said...

Welcome back!:-)
This was an unusual beacon for us based in Norway. I would like to navigate around shoals like that in heavy weather.

Ann said...

Welcome back, I missed you post. What do you think of the Kiwi man in Brisbane?

Vernz said...

looks modern .. I often see one with solid post.. interesting..
My ABC Wednesday here

Sylvia K said...

First of all, welcome back, Gordon! And what an interesting post for the O Day! Terrific capture as well! Hope your week is going well!


Berowne said...

I was in Adelaide years ago; a pleasure to visit in this way again.

Pagan Sphinx said...

Oh, Adelaide. I don't think I follow any blog from your particular city in Australia.

This entry is One-Of-a-kind fOr sure!


Tumblewords: said...

Unusual beacon and a lovely view of it.

Donna said...

Nice shots Gordon! I've been out of town and unable to check in!