Hobart’s Disappearing Tarn becomes social media sensation | ABC News

A secret pond on Hobart’s Mount Wellington has become an overnight social media sensation.

Hundreds of people have been flocking to see the rare Disappearing Tarn, raising concerns about the site’s conservation.

Katri Uibu reports.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-27/hobart-disappearing-tarn-popularity-on-social-media/12399072

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In This Story: Hobart

Hobart, capital of Australia’s island state of Tasmania, sits on the River Derwent. At its fashionable Salamanca Place, old sandstone warehouses host galleries and cafes. Nearby is Battery Point, a historic district with narrow lanes and colonial-era cottages. The city’s backdrop is 1,270m-high Mount Wellington, with sweeping views, plus hiking and cycling trails.

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