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imaging the SE Kimberley …

Last weekend’s trek thru the Tanami, Balgo region gives up these images, click to enlarge:

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flora and fauna trek, part 3 …

Awesome Lake Gregory, plant collector’s dream, click to enlarge

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big Kimberley trek, part 2 …

Cutting across country along numerous tracks was a fascinating experience, flora and fauna everywhere … click twice for high resolution

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Big Kimberley Adventure, part 1 …

Back from an awesome expedition to the South-East Kimberley, some shocks, some highlights, and awesome company. The purpose shall be revealed at a later stage. Meanwhile, …A totally awesome Boab tree, Adansonia gregorii, near Derby. Then …A couple of people … Continue reading

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friendly dragon …

Another dragon getting friendly with the crew … The dragon was found while looking for Gardenia pyriformis fruit:

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burning the Dampier Peninsula …

 Video Fiercely burning fires are devastating large tracts of bush surrounding Broome.  The Dampier Peninsula (20000 km2), is now almost 70% burnt, and with  strong Easterlies today, now has several fronts marching towards the coast. Check the inter-active fire map here: … Continue reading

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Conservation of the Kimberley … enrichment of the Savannah

This post of mine was sent to the ‘local rag’ which is not internet-able, who wanted it reduced to a third, which would have lost it’s meaning. I prefer to publish it here, along with links and images instead. Conservation … Continue reading

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random Kimberley colours …

…click to enlarge The last has the largest of the pea flowers, useful in curries and stir-fries!

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butterfly swamp …

This paperbark swamp alongside tidal mud flats is host to a myriad of butterflys, keeping cool amid a forest with a lot of fallen trees, and a dead car. Here is a short video but WordPress doesn’t recognize the HD … Continue reading

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East Kimberley rocks and trees … Pt2

This scenic region of the Kimberley is rocky and rich in minerals. Mines include Iron Ore, Nickel, Gold, Diamond, Zinc and Lead. Other exploration licenses are investigating coal and copper deposits, as well as oil and gas exploration.

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