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Floods in Australia

Floods in Australia
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Floods in Australia

The extensive flooding that surrounded Normanton, Australia, had largely subsided by March 25, 2009, when the Advanced Land Imager on the EO-1 satellite captured this image.

Land Floods

Floods in Australia
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Floods in Australia

This pair of natural-color and infrared-enhanced images from the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite reveal that floods still surrounded much of the Queensland town of Normanton on the morning of March 12, 2009.

Image of the Day Land Floods Human Presence

Floods in Australia
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Floods in Australia

The Flinders River in northern Queensland, Australia, spread over more than 100 kilometers on February 18, 2009, when this image was taken.

Image of the Day Land Life Floods

Floods in Australia
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Floods in Australia

Flood waters nearly surround the tiny town of Normanton, Australia in this satellite image.

Land Floods Human Presence

Floods in Australia
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Floods in Australia

Water flowed through Australia’s Channel Country on February 18, 2009, as seasonal rivers and wetlands filled in response to seasonal rains in Australia's north.

Atmosphere Land Life Floods

Torrential Rains flood Australia
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Torrential Rains flood Australia

During the first two weeks of January 2009, torrential rains brought both drought relief and severe flooding to parts of Queensland and Northern Territory in northern Australia.

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Floods in Northern Australia
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Floods in Northern Australia

Drenching wet-season rains led to extensive flooding in Northern Territory and Queensland, Australia in early January 2009.

Atmosphere Land Floods