Mount Paris Dam Wall Ruins - TAS

  Tourist Attraction

Position

DEG: -41.218883 147.853967
DMS: 41º 13' 7.98" S 147º 51' 14.3" E
UTM: 55 G 5436593mN 571582mE
Altitude: 552.02m

Description

Address & Contact

Mount Paris Dam Rd
Ringarooma TAS 7263
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Information

Mount Paris Dam was designed in 1935 and built in 1936. Originally called the Morningstar Dam it was connected to the Mount Paris tin mine by an 11 km water race, including several timber flumes over creeks and gullies the reinforced concrete slab and buttress dam at 250 m long and up to 16 m high is the oldest, probably the biggest and one of very few of its kind in Australia These days. The dam wall is now a ruin and there is no water enabling visitors to investigate walking through the concrete buttresses into what was once the dam there is also a beautiful creek flowing with waterfall and surrounded by ferns and rocky areas to enjoy.
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Closest Weather Station

Scottsdale at 22/08:30pm EST
Distance from Mount Paris Dam Wall Ruins 31.04km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.7°C10.7°C76%8.6°C1021.8hPa0.0mmWNW9km/hr
5knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Scottsdale (West Minstone Road)
Distance from Mount Paris Dam Wall Ruins 31.04km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C22.823.021.318.014.912.612.012.614.216.418.820.8
Mean Min. °C10.711.29.98.05.84.23.73.94.75.87.89.2
Mean Rain mm56.940.155.679.797.1102.0116.2120.598.181.970.167.1

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