the port of Broome …

The Port of Broome is subject to massive tidal ranges, with the biggest movement of ten metres. Handling logistics for the Browse Basin offshore Gas field is it’s main use, followed by the live export cattle trade.

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Low tide, Broome wharf

Low tide, Broome wharf

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High tide, Broome wharf

13 The sandstone rocks surrounding the port area also show a few dinosaur footprints, and include many shallow pools of water when the tide is out. The long jetty has been a popular fishing spot ever since it was built in the 1960’s.tides 116

Cruise ship, making the jetty look very small

Cruise ship, making the jetty look very small

 

About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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