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Fires in Northern Australia
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Fires in Northern Australia

Though fires are larger and more frequent at the end of the dry season, several fires burned in Western Australia and Northern Territory in April 2015.

Land Fires

Fires in Western Australia
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Fires in Western Australia

Preventive management fires can prevent even larger fires later.

Image of the Day Heat Fires

Fires in Northern Australia
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Fires in Northern Australia

The beginning of the dry season also brings the beginning of the burning season to fire-prone savannas and grasslands.

Image of the Day Land Fires

Fires near Perth, Western Australia
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Fires near Perth, Western Australia

A fire in a Western Australia state forest near Dwellingup billows smoke over the Indian Ocean on December 15, 2009.

Atmosphere Land Fires

Fires in Southwestern Australia
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Fires in Southwestern Australia

Smoke from bushfires in southwestern Australia travels hundreds of kilometers over the Indian Ocean in this image from February 13, 2012.

Atmosphere Land Fires

Fires in Eastern Australia
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Fires in Eastern Australia

Acquired September 24, 2009, these true-color images show wide-area and close-up views of fires in Queensland, Australia.

Atmosphere Land Fires

Dry Season Fires in Australia
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Dry Season Fires in Australia

As is common during the dry season, satellites detected many fires in Northern Territory.

Image of the Day Land Fires

Fires in Queenland, Australia
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Fires in Queenland, Australia

Hazardous fire conditions led to widespread, large fires in Queensland, Australia in mid-November.

Land Fires