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Fires Scattered Across Arnhem Land, Australia – September 19th, 2012

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September 19th, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Australia – September 17th, 2012

Plumes of smoke from fires in Australia’s Northern Territory are scattered across the landscape, particularly in the region known as Arnhem Land (click here for previous images). Most of the smoke is blowing towards the west-northwest; the plumes in the lower left quadrant fan out over a larger area.

Fires in Arnhem Land, Australia

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September 15th, 2012 Category: Fires

Australia – August 31st, 2012

Plumes of smoke from several fires in Australia’s Northern Territory can be seen blowing towards the northwest. The fires are ablaze in the Arnhem Land Region is one of the five regions of the Northern Territory, located in the north-eastern corner of the territory. Visible in the upper left corner are sediments streaming into the Van Diemen Gulf.

Fires in Arnhem Land, Australia

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August 6th, 2012 Category: Fires

Australia- August 3rd, 2012

While sediments in the Van Diemen gulf stream northward in the upper left quadrant of this image, plumes of smoke from fires in Arnhem Land, Australia, blow towards the northwest. In the full image, many blazes can be seen across the landscape, although the fires further west show thicker plumes of smoke.

Fires in Australia’s Northern Territory During Dry Season – June 11th, 2012

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June 11th, 2012 Category: Fires, Sediments

Australia - June 9th, 2012

Plumes of smoke from fires in Australia’s Northern Territory blow towards the northwest. Most of the fires are burning near the coast, and there are two main clusters: to the east, in Arnhem Land, near the Gulf of Carpentaria, and to the west, near the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. Such blazes are typical in the region at this time of year, as the dry season runs from May to October.

Fires in Northern Territory and Sediments Around Melville Island, Australia – March 13th, 2012

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May 13th, 2012 Category: Sediments

Australia - May 12th, 2012

Sediments surround Melville Island and fill the Van Diemen Gulf, off the coast of the Northern Territory of Australia. Melville Island is located in the Timor Sea, west of the Cobourg Peninsula in Arnhem Land and north of Darwin. Visible on the Australian mainland, in the lower right quadrant, are plumes of smoke from two wildfires, blowing towards the west-northwest.

 

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