October 7, 2004JPEG
Fires in southern Queensland
NASA image created by Jesse Allen, Earth Observatory, using data obtained from the Goddard Earth Sciences DAAC.
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Since mid-October 2004, fires have been burning off and on across southeastern Queensland in eastern Australia. Fire bans have been in place across the territory almost since the beginning of the annual fire season on September 1.
Dozens of fires raged in northeastern Australia during the last week of November.
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Numerous fires clouded the skies of southern Queensland with smoke on September 26, 2011.
Acquired September 24, 2009, these true-color images show wide-area and close-up views of fires in Queensland, Australia.