QLD Tourism welcomes Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site in Seventeen Seventy, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Seventeen Seventy.Lady Musgrave Island is accessible on a day trip from the Town of 1770. This lovely coral cay is surrounded by a long fringing reef, and has a large lagoon that is a popular diving and snorkelling site. Scattered throughout the lagoon are countless coral heads, and with the depth rarely more than eight metres divers have a lot of time to explore. The calm waters in the lagoon allow delicate hard corals to flourish, including large patches of staghorn coral. While most of the reef fish seen are small, the ones under the permanent pontoon certainly aren't, as schools of sweetlips, goatfish, snapper, rabbitfish, damsels and a few gropers shelter here....
Lady Musgrave Lagoon Dive Site has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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