Boab Prison Tree, Wyndham, Australia
Gunnar Heilmann
Gunnar Heilmann www.gunnarheilmann.com
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Boab Prison Tree, Wyndham, Australia
Gunnar Heilmann
Gunnar Heilmann www.gunnarheilmann.com
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Australia Boab Prison Tree, Wyndham

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the Boab Prison Tree, Wyndham is located just outside of Wyndham by the King River: 15° 37′ 49.8″ S, 128° 5′ 42″ E

The tree has a history to be actually used as a overnite prison:
"When blacks were bad, in the 'nineties, this tree was used as a prison. The holes in the limbs indicated that it was hollow, and the police cut out an opening and had a cell with a capacity of more than 100 square feet, where the natives were locked up at night.[1]"
"Giant Bottle Trees.". The Queenslander. National Library of Australia. 26 February 1931. p. 54. Retrieved 11 January 2012.
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
Best Timing Sunset
Sunrise & Sunset 05:17 - 18:05 | current local time: 10:29
Photo Themes aboriginal history Landmark tree
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