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Flooding in Australia

Flooding in Southeastern Australia
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Flooding in Southeastern Australia

Acquired February 8, 2011, and January 29, 2010, these false-color images show southeastern Australia before and after flooding affected the region in early 2011.

Land Floods

Receding Flood Waters around Rockhampton, Queensland
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Receding Flood Waters around Rockhampton, Queensland

Acquired January 9 and 25, 2011, these natural-color images she flood waters slowly receding in the city of Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

Image of the Day Land Floods

Flooding in the Australian Interior
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Flooding in the Australian Interior

Floods continued to spread across the interior of Australia in late January 2011, with high waters apparent in Queensland, New South Wales, and South Australia.

Land Floods

Flooding in Victoria
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Flooding in Victoria

Acquired January 19, 2011, and January 20, 2010, these false-color images show parts of New South Wales and Victoria before and after flooding struck the region in 2011.

Land Floods

Flooding in Brisbane Suburbs
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Flooding in Brisbane Suburbs

Acquired January 13, 2011 by astronauts aboard the ISS, this photograph shows extensive flooding in the Brisbane suburb of Rocklea.

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Rains Water Australian Interior
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Rains Water Australian Interior

Acquired January 14, 2011, and December 29, 2010, these false-color images show changes to Australia’s interior caused by heavy rains.

Land Floods

Heavy Rains in Queensland
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Heavy Rains in Queensland

This rainfall map shows the concentrated area of intense rain that led to devastating flash flooding in Queensland, Australia, on January 10, 2011.

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Flooding in Australia
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Flooding in Australia

Acquired January 9, 2011, this natural-color image shows lingering floods in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

Land Floods

Flooding in Rockhampton, Queensland
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Flooding in Rockhampton, Queensland

Though water levels had started to subside, the Australian city of Rockhampton was still inundated when this image was taken on January 7, 2011.

Image of the Day Land Floods

Floods Spread to New South Wales
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Floods Spread to New South Wales

Acquired January 6, 2011, and December 12, 2010, these false-color images show the area around Goodooga, the first New South Wales community to be affected by Queensland flood waters moving south.

Land Floods

Flooding in Queensland
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Flooding in Queensland

Rivers in Australia’s Fitzroy Basin are swollen in this false-color image acquired on January 4, 2011.

Image of the Day Land Floods

Heavy Sediment along the Queensland Coast
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Heavy Sediment along the Queensland Coast

Acquired January 4, 2011, this natural-color image shows heavy sediment runoff around Cape Bowling Green, Queensland.

Land Life Water Floods

Flooding around Rockhampton, Queensland
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Flooding around Rockhampton, Queensland

Acquired January 5, 2011, this false-color image shows flooding along the Fitzroy River, around the city of Rockhampton, Queensland.

Land Floods Human Presence

Flooding in Queensland
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Flooding in Queensland

Acquired on December 31, 2010, and December 28, 2009, these images show part of Queensland, Australia, before and after flooding affected the state in late December 2010.

Land Floods