February 2019 Tasmanian and Victorian bush fire smoke mixing in the Upper Yarra with Upper Yarra dam at the centre and blue being smoke clouds and white normal clouds
Walhalla to Warburton via Yarra Falls was a popular multi day walk in the early part of last century. This is a Sentinel 2 satellite image from 786 km up of the February 2019 Walhalla bushfires that came close to the town
Annie Yoffa walked from Warburton to Walhalla solo in the late 1920s and wrote a book about it and mentioned the effects of bush fires. She never got to see the earth like this Landsat 8 image of the February 2019 fires at Walhalla.
Lucky this years Thomson catchment bush fire didn't blow westwards to the Upper Yarra catchment. This is a view from Landsat 8
I just happened to be looking at flightradar24 last night when I noticed this unusual flight track by HM5. Turns out it was in the Upper Yarra catchment to check on the crew of "Christine" the Skycrane helicopter that crashed in Mount Gregory dam.
Got a look at the Elvis lookalike sky crane helicopter at lunchtime today as it was heading up the valley to fight the lightning started bushfires from yesterday in the Upper Yarra catchment
Would have got some nice pictures of the Upper Yarra catchment no matter which window side you would have been on flying on this plane this morning
A healthy wombat last night checking on the renovations. Living just metres from the house and creek.
Came across Jason the swamp wallaby in a deep valley this morning munching away on prickly tee tree fruit.
Something I rarely ever see flying around here is a biplane but one was flying up and down the valley around lunchtime today
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