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the fruitful desert ...

The Great Sandy Desert gardens are a very fruitful place. Fruits, nuts, seeds and grains have had exceptional growth this year following a solid wet season and some north west cloud bands taking tropical moisture through to Australia’s populated Southeast. 72 more words

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the Great Sandy Gardens ...

After a tiring 1400km round trip, a few pics to whet the appetite. A wonderful and diverse region of flora and fauna, I have decided to change the name from Desert to Gardens, if the mapmakers want to change it to something that better describes the area. 68 more words

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happy fish are warmer fish ...

I am about to leave on a field trip to where there are no fish … The Great Sandy Desert beckons, I will be back on Sunday night all going well.In the meantime, some reading at Jonova, where… 169 more words

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Brolga haven ...

Brolgas in front of paperbark trees in a conservation park just north of Broome … Brolgas are Australia’s largest crane, click to enlarge.

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turquoise sea at Cable Beach ...

A couple of North West cloud bands rolled across from NWest Australia in the last 10 days, splitting each side of Broome. To our north over 200ml of rain fell and to our south, about 50ml on average. 16 more words

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