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Darling River Crossing New South Wales, Australia

30.5S 147.0E

April 6th, 2011 Category: Rivers

Australia - March 31st, 2011

The Darling Rivers flows diagonally across this image of New South Wales, Australia, appearing as a tan line across the mostly red landscape. The third longest river in Australia, it measures 1,472 kilometres (915 mi) from its source to its confluence with the Murray River.

As one moves across the image from west to east, the terrain gradually changes from deep brownish red to a lighter, almost pink tone. The dark brown areas spattered across this area of lighter terrain are forests, such as the State Forests of the Pilliga (the largest dark brown patch visible).

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