January's deluge flattens gorge vegetation

Posted by barbara on August 6, 2011

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Wider reaches of the Boonoo Boonoo River were less impacted by the floodwaters than narrower stretches

More than seven months after Queensland was deluged by the January floods, the lasting impact is all too evident on a northern NSW national park.

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Hang on. What's happened here? Mother nature evidentally hard at work when it comes to heavy lifting!

Visitors to Boonoo Boonoo National Park north of Tenterfield can see for themselves the massive swathe wreaked by floodwaters that flattened and uprooted vegetation in their path. 

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Mature trees demolished by the January floods are a legacy of the floodwater's power

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The massive drop off of Boonoo Boonoo Falls

Presumably whole trees plunged down the towering Boonoo Boonoo Falls and flowed into the Clarence River catchment.

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