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Whispering Wall, Barossa
Title : Whispering Wall, Barossa Whispering Wall, Barossa
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Date of creation : ca. 1924
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 90 x 140 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

View of the wall of the Barossa Reservoir, known as the Whispering Wall for its sound carrying properties.

Built between 1899 and 1903, the wall was a feat of engineering which gained attention overseas. It is 27 metres tall, 10 metres wide at the base and tapering to just a narrow walkway at the top.

Period : 1919-1927
Region : Barossa
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