Tessellated Pavement - TAS

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -43.010216 147.929733
DMS: 43º 00' 36.78" S 147º 55' 47.04" E
UTM: 55 G 5237631mN 575769mE
Altitude: 15.23m


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380 Pirates Bay Dr
Eaglehawk Neck TAS 7179
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Web: https://eaglehawkneck.org/attractions/tesselated-pavement


This unique geological formation is located at the tide line below the Lufra Hotel on the eastern shore of Pirates Bay, just before crossing Eaglehawk Neck, between the Forester and Tasman Peninsulas on the road to Port Arthur, Tasmania.This rare feature is worth the effort to view. It only requires a short walk from the car park. Allow 10mins return.It is formed by cracking of the rock caused by movements in the Earth’s crust. Then salt and water erosion do the rest. It's name is derived from its similarity in appearance to a cobble stone pavement.Turn into Pirates Bay Drive that turns to the left a short distance before reaching Eaglehawk Neck.
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Closest Weather Station

Tasman Island at 05/02:30pm EDT
Distance from Tessellated Pavement 26.17km S
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Closest Climatic Station

Tasman Island
Distance from Tessellated Pavement 26.17km S
Mean Max. °C17.917.416.814.913.211.310.811.512.513.415.416.5
Mean Min. °C11.411.511.
Mean Rain mm75.351.167.568.673.471.871.079.388.161.954.961.3

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