The Cathedral Fire in Wilson’s Promontory National Park left a large burn scar across the landscape. This image of the burned area was captured on March 14, 2009, the day the fire was officially declared contained.
East of Churchill, Victoria, a burn scar left by one of the deadly Australian bushfires in February 2009 sprawls across the landscape in this image captured by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite on March 14.
Among the remaining fires still listed as “going” in the February 25 fire status report from the Victoria Department of Sustainability and the Environment was the 158,000-hectare (390,425-acre) Killmore East-Murrundindi North fire. This image of the fire was captured on February 25.
This false-color image from the Advanced Land Imager on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 satellite shows part of the 30,700-hectare (75861-acre) Beechworth Fire—which killed at least two people according to ABC news reports—on February 10, 2009.