Sunday, November 7, 2010

Manapouri Power Station

Trip across Lake Manapouri to the power station

Intake, water drops 176mtrs to generators

Access road to machine hall, its a 2km spiral tunnel

Machine hall, 7 generators to provide power for the aluminum smelter at Bluff

Tailrace output at deep cove (Doubtful Sound) 1okm in length
View from to of Wilmot pass road (most expensive road built in NZ cost $2 per 25mm)

Mount Cook Lilly and Moss Garden

Waterfalls (Cleve Garth - 365mtrs) and Old Southern Beach Trees

An enjoyable trip, wonder why I waited years to get over here ..

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