Earth Snapshot RSS Feed Twitter

Posts tagged Cobboboonee National Park

Fire in Southwestern Victoria, Australia – January 24th, 2013

38.1S 140.9E

January 24th, 2013 Category: Fires

Australia – January 17th, 2013

Firefighters in Victoria, Australia, are on alert again as the state braces for another day and night of very high fire danger. Forecast hot and windy conditions will mostly likely intensify currently burning fires. Here, smoke from a fire in southwestern Victoria, in or near Cobboboonee National Park, fans out as it blows southeast over Portland Bay and the Bass Strait.

Fire in Cobboboonee National Park, Australia

42.6S 146.7E

January 12th, 2013 Category: Fires

Australia – January 10th, 2013

A plume of smoke from a fire in Cobboboonee National Park, Victoria, Australia, fans out towards the south. The  park and associated campsites are currently closed due to the fire, although authorities say the section of park east of Wrights Swamp Road will re-open Saturday morning, including Surry Ridge, Jackass and Wrights camping/picnic areas and Cubbys, Cut out, Cobboboonee and Fitzroy camps on the Great South West Walk. The Great South West Walk, including Moleside camp, will remain closed between Wright Swamp Road in Cobboboonee National Park and Pritchards campground in Lower Glenelg National Park until the fire is declared safe and recovery works are completed.