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Alan Blencowe's Microsoft Flight Simulator Airfield Design - 3D FSX models for Western Australia!

Did you get the model & texture library 21st August 2011 or later?

Download YLMS Lake MacLeod Salt Mine and Cape Cuvier
Includes Lake, Salt Works, Cape Cuvier Port and Haul Road

Default tinting (recommended better version)

  11 June 2012 - ORBX model created
7th August 2012 - zipfiles combined

The Salt Mine at Lake MacLeod is managed by Rio Tinto Dampier Salt, the worlds largest exporter of solar salt and Dampier, Port Headland and Lake MacLeod produce 10 million Tonnes of Salt a year. The southern pert of the lake is mostly dry so I chose to exclude the default lake and model the whole section. The salt is laser cut to keep the basins flat then loaded into prime movers with trailers. Soil and Gypsum are washed from the harvested salt with saturated brine then stockpiled and allowed to drain. The dry salt is hauled to Cape Cuvier and again stockpiled into the loader. Ships at the deepwater port do not moor to the jetty but use six cables attached to moorings to maintain their position under the loader. The model includes the bare airfield, salt works, lake, haul road and port Cuvier.

ORBX tinting

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Declaration:  Alan Blencowe does not have any financial interests in any payware companies or sites and apart from FSX and FenceBuilderPro, all scenery projects are developed totally free of reliance on payware.  Models created by Alan Blencowe with freeware can be used in freeware projects with permission.