Line of De Fence
- Posted by Peter MacDonald
- On February 1, 2012
- 0 Comments
Looking like the remnants of some long forgotten battlefield, the fence seems almost not to have a purpose.
It stretches out from the ashore of Lake Torrens, a giant salt lake in central South Australia that covers around 5,700 thousand square kilometres.
The lake is about 240 kilometres long, north to south.
However the fence does serve a purpose, stopping cattle, sheep or other animals from getting around it.
Venturing further out into the lake runs a real risk of breaking the surface of the salt and being caught in the thick black mud beneath.