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South Australia from Yorke Peninsula to Flinders Ranges

35S 137.2E

June 26th, 2010 Category: Mountains, Sediments

Australia - June 1st, 2010

Australia - June 1st, 2010

This image shows part of South Australia, near Adelaide. By the coast, the Yorke Peninsula separates two gulfs: Spencer Gulf on the west and Gulf St. Vincent on the east. The former is greenish in color from an outflow of sediments; fewer are present in the latter.

Inland, the terrain is greener and more fertile to the southeast, and more arid towards the north. The dark brown areas in the lower right quadrant are national parks and forest conversation areas. In the upper left quadrant, the lower reaches of the Flinders Ranges appear dark brown.

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