Lake Burley Griffin

Local nameLake Burley Griffin
LocationGreat Dividing Range, Australia

Lake Burley Griffin is an artificial lake in the centre of Canberra, the capital of Australia. It was completed in 1963 after the Molonglo River—which ran between the city centre and Parliamentary Triangle—was dammed. It is named after Walter Burley Griffin, the American architect who won the competition to design the city of Canberra.Griffin designed the lake with many geometric motifs, so that the axes of his design lined up with natural geographical landmarks in the area.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Burley_Griffin

Address 2601, Australia

Coordinates -35°17'43.25" N 149°6'54.564" E

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