Stories of the rivers…

Patterns of foam

Russ Grayson
Dec 31, 2020 · 3 min read
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WATER flows and foams and forms moving patterns of white as it comes down the South Esk.

The foamy patterns are not soap suds or pollution. They are the result of aeration as the water splashes and swirls from turgid rapids to calmer pools.

The effluence of the South Esk into First Basin, below the Alexandra suspension footbridge, is a good place to see the foamy swirls. They also appear in places further down towards where the South Ek empties into the Tamar River.

Location

Cataract Gorge, South Esk River, Tasmania.

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Russ Grayson

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I'm an independent online and photojournalist living on the Tasmanian coast after nine months on the road in a minivan.

By Road & Track

By road and track — journeys, people, places and encounters in life.

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