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the Kimberley, researching of humpback whales …

If you’ve never been to the Kimberley in Western Australia before, this documentary on Sunday on the National Geographic channel, will whet your appetite. Thousands of humpback whales arrive at this time each year to calve, with the area from … Continue reading

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flowering time in the North … Pt1

New residential sub-divisions all over the Kimberley and Pilbara have, in recent years, moved to using indigenous species in parks and gardens. This series of flower images represent a small selection now in flower. The first here includes Grevilleas, and … Continue reading

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the next ‘superfood’ … Gubinge

Our project aims have now been pushed by the local media. The basic premise behind our plant nursery in Broome is a part of the ABC item below. We are steadily working this particular species of bush fruit, locally called Gubinge, … Continue reading

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blooming cold records … ‘fastest ever’

The equal coldest May morning hit Broome this morning, 7.7C, the same as on May 28th 2012. This was recorded at the Broome Airport. In 1917, also on May28th, Broome got down as low as 7.3 at the old Post … Continue reading

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continuing dinosaur hunting using drone technology …

Drone technology is now a tool that helps to identify and follow dinosaur footprints from the James Price Point area and all along the coast north of Broome at low tide.  Dr Steve Salisbury is pictured here along with traditional … Continue reading

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Broome’s tidal wonder …

Twice a year, Broome is subject to a wonder of science. Where does all that water come from, and go to. Over ten metres of water column advances in just a bit over 6 hours, then disappears just as quick. … Continue reading

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Broome’s maximum annual tides …

King tides have arrived in Broome, with the second lowest this morning, just over 10 metres lower than midday’s high, the 2nd highest for the year. The reef off Cable Beach is left high and dry at dawn, leaving an … Continue reading

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investing in Australian rocks …

Western Australian currency. Gold coins, diamond encrusted, for sale at the Perth Mint: The West Australian – thewest.com.au   The Perth Mint says demand is strong for its limited edition two ounce (56 gram) coin which features a handset Argyle … Continue reading

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sight-seeing West Kimberley icons …

…Sights in Broome have to include dinosaur footprints, sunrise and sunsets over beaches, the bird life, and riding a camel on Cable Beach.Sunset above, and below, a sunrise over Roebuck Bay. Followed by Pandanus Palms and camels. Of course, a … Continue reading

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breakaway desert country …

The north of the Great Sandy Desert features the Edgar Range, an amazing and refreshing landscape.

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