The sea west of Tasmania is the longest uninterrupted expanse of ocean on the globe. From Sth America the Southern Ocean currents sweep unimpeded more than halfway around the planet until they hit this coastline of Tasmania.
This photo is taken at "The Edge of the World" lookout point at Arthur River in Tasmania's NW. The days first light hits
Australia Rock on the other side of the Arthur River mouth. So named after the barque "Australia" which ran aground here in the 1800s.This coastline was notorious for shipwrecks before true maps were developed, due mainly to the seas that come driven by the Roaring Forties weather systems.