Fire Near King Sound, Australia – April 30th, 201216.9S 123.5E
A fire in northern Western Australia releases a plume of smoke towards the northwest, in the direction of King Sound. King Sound is a large gulf in northern Western Australia. It is about 120 km long, and averages about 50 km in width. It expands from the mouth of the Fitzroy River, one of Australia’s largest watercourses, and opens to the Indian Ocean. Here, the sound appears tan from sediments from the Fitzroy.