Tag Archives: Broome

Broome town …

The architecture of the town of Broome in Western Australia is unique. Tropical, to desert climate, including heat waves to 44C and cyclones, that mostly pass by, have helped create this style of building, similar to a century ago. Corrugated … Continue reading

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Dampier Peninsula, a Kimberley experience …

At 200 km from north to south, the Dampier Peninsula has many attractions that can be seen where nature has a hold. Broome sits at the southern tip. Selected at random, click to zoom.

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vacation in Broome …

The Broome area contains so many water sites, from beaches, reefs, ephemeral lakes and swamps to dense woodlands and forests. These pics are several years old, but the same qualities for locals and visitors to keep occupied during leisure time. … Continue reading

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falling sea levels …

Cannot find any rising sea levels in Western Australia. The big tide in 2011 looks to be a 20 year high. So, the nonsense from the Climate Council is just propaganda as usual, including this useless information from CSIRO. Can’t … Continue reading

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random Broome …

Some random pics around Broome, showing the colours of the surrounding environment, ocean and town. Turquoise ocean, pindan red sand, quirky steel and corrugated iron buildings, finished with fantastic weather and massive tides encourage an explosion of the towns population … Continue reading

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the science on Broome’s dinosaur trackways … published

A comprehensive new paper from the Dr Steve Salisbury team of Paleontologists, of the many dinosaur trackways that inhabit Broome’s coastline, covered and then uncovered by sand washed by very big tides and cyclones. Steve Salisbury ¬†Everything you ever wanted … Continue reading

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tropical autumn flowers …

The current wet season downpours have slowed to a trickle, enabling a mass of ground covers and herbs to set flowers. Quite a wonderland, click to enlarge.

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mapping dinosaur trackways … new paper

Dr Steve Salisbury and his group of scientists, students have spent weeks studying Broome’s dinosaur footprints in Cretaceous sandstone around many of Broome’s beaches. The result is this paper published today. It explains many of the new technologies of LIDAR … Continue reading

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Cable Beach evening …

The late wet season colours at Cable Beach are worth a look. Last evening:

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in between rain showers …

Such a pleasure driving through pindan woodland at this time of year. Difficult, because drying out between rain episodes is barely long enough, after above average wet season rainfall. Have had a couple of tries in the last week, the … Continue reading

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