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The Greater Sydney Coast Walk – Barrenjoey to North Head

Content:  John Illingsworth  – 'Pittwater Pathways'

A documentary covering Barrenjoey to Avalon Beach to Narrabeen Lake to North Head. It's landscape, history and prehistory.

Discover:
  • Beautiful Bangalley Head with William Govett's 1830s sketch of Aborigines fishing in context. Bungan Castle, Newport Reef, Turrimetta Head with Dr Peter Mitchell OAM.
  • Narrabeen Man, Narrabeen/Collary beachfront with Dr Caroline Ford.
  • Long Reef with Phil Colman.
  • The history of North Head with Nick Hollo.
  • North Heads vegetation and WWII defences with NP Ranger Mel Tyas 
  • plus the stone walls and cliff face searchlights of North Head with Dr Geoff Lambert.
  • The 3rd Quarantine Cemetery - grisly history in a sublime location to the astonishing voice of a 10 year old girl.

This local documentary follows the first 5 days of the Inaugural Sydney Harbour & Coast Walk - the Northern Beaches leg.


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