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South of Mandurah: Cape Bouvard Winery and the thrombolites - Not a Ballerina
If you're travelling south of Mandurah you can stop at the Cape Bouvard Winery and see the nearby thrombolites - hidden parts of Western Australia.
Lake Clifton thrombolites
Sunset at Lake Clifton south of Mandurah WA - THROMBOLITES are types of rare and extremely primitive life forms. They consist of single-celled bacteria which deposit layers of silt and calcium that slowly grow into rounded rocks. Scientists believe they are the earliest form of life on earth, dating back 3500 million years and the origins of oxygen in the atmosphere. Mostly extinct, living examples can still be found growing in just a handful of places in the world. Shark Bay and Lake…
• Christian Fletcher Gallery
Bouvard Island, Mandurah MH910P. Port Bouvard is the general name given to the precinct around the famous Dawesville Channel (also known as the Dawesville Cut), and forms part of the southern section of the resort city of Mandurah on Western Australias spectacular South West Coast. With its magnificent waterways and pristine coastline, the area is a haven for all who enjoy a coastal lifestyle