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Bushfires in Southeastern Australia

Extreme heat and strong winds fueled smoky grass fires in southeastern Australia in January and February 2014.
Mine Fire Smoke Chokes Australian Town
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Mine Fire Smoke Chokes Australian Town

An arson-lit wildfire spread to an open-pit coal mine in southeastern Australia on February 9 and has been pumping dense smoke over the town of Morwell ever since.

Published Feb 28, 2014

Atmosphere Land Fires Human Presence

City-sized Fire in Australia
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City-sized Fire in Australia

Melbourne was not the only bright spot in the nighttime view of Victoria. A massive bushfire rivals the city in size.

Published Feb 13, 2014

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Bushfires in Southeastern Australia
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Bushfires in Southeastern Australia

Thick smoke covers southern Victoria as several major wildfires burn in the state.

Published Feb 11, 2014

Atmosphere Land Fires

Bushfires in Southeastern Australia
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Bushfires in Southeastern Australia

South Australia’s long-lived Bangor fire threatened four communities as it burned out of control on February 11 and 12.

Published Feb 11, 2014

Land Fires

Bushfires rage north of Melbourne
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Bushfires rage north of Melbourne

A large, fast-moving fire burned in the suburbs north of Melbourne, Australia.

Published Feb 11, 2014

Land Fires

Bushfires in Southeastern Australia
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Bushfires in Southeastern Australia

Fires in and around Snowy River National Park in southeast Victoria exploded on February 9 and 10, 2014.

Published Feb 10, 2014

Land Fires

Bushfires in Victoria, Australia
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Bushfires in Victoria, Australia

A large bushfire closed Snowy River National Park in southeastern Victoria.

Published Feb 6, 2014

Land Fires

Bushfires in Victoria, Australia
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Bushfires in Victoria, Australia

With the peak of fire season and a heatwave approaching, Victoria, Australia is bracing for more bush fires such as the two shown in this image from January 28.

Published Jan 29, 2014

Land Fires

Grampians Fire, Australia
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Grampians Fire, Australia

This burn scar image shows the extent of the destructive Grampians fire in Victoria, Australia.

Published Jan 23, 2014

Land Fires

Grampians Fire, Australia
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Grampians Fire, Australia

An intense bushfire charred thousands of hectares near Halls Gap, Victoria, in January 2014.

Published Jan 17, 2014

Land Fires

Wildfires in Yumbarra Conservation Park
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Wildfires in Yumbarra Conservation Park

Extreme heat and strong winds fueled smoky grass fires in South Australia in January 2014.

Published Jan 16, 2014

Land Fires