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Dust and Wildfires on Cape York Peninsula, Australia – September 30th, 2011

15.8S 142.6E

September 30th, 2011 Category: Dust Storms, Fires, Image of the day

Australia - September 29th, 2011

Fires - East

Fires - West


Dust and fires can be seen on both sides of the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. The dust is spreading westward over the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Two large plumes of smoke can be observed on the southeastern side of the peninsula, with another cluster of fires visible on the northwestern side.

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