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Sediments and Fires Near Western Australia Coast – June 5th, 2012

17.1S 124.9E

June 5th, 2012 Category: Fires, Sediments

Australia - June 1st, 2012

Although the situation northern Western Australia in this thumbnail image appear relatively calm from afar, upon opening the full image and observing things with a greater magnification, smoke from several wildfires can be observed beneath the dotted popcorn clouds in the upper right quadrant. Also of note in the image are tan sediments in King Sound (left side of image) and a mix of greenish sediments and phytoplankton along the entire coastline.

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