The Salmon Ponds. On the Derwent River, near Plenty, Tasmania, Australia ca. 1868By Remembering the Past Australia / August 12, 2020 / Australia / 0 Comments
Derwent River, near Plenty, Tasmania, Australia
This image is part of the Colonial Office photographic collection held at The National Archives UK.
The Salmon Ponds, circa 1861, is the oldest trout hatchery in the Southern Hemisphere. It was the birthplace of trout in Australia and the origin of Tasmania’s legendary trout fishery. [Salmon Ponds. Derwent Valley Tasmania.]
Showing the Salmon Ponds with a man sitting on the bank of the river and two buildings behind, on the Derwent River, near Plenty, Tasmania, Australia. The original photo was taken ca. 1868.
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