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Hillside nature reserves aligned with prevailing winds and landscaped vacant lands provided fuel corridors to deliver fire from the mountaintops to the back of residential properties in Graves Place Kambah, [18 January 2003] [picture] / Jeff Cutting
Bib ID 3512800
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
 
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Description 2003 
1 photograph : col. ; image 25.4 x 39 cm., on sheet 29.6 x 42 cm. 
Series

Cutting, Jeff, 1945- Blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Summary

"Kambah Pool Road at 1628 hrs, 18:01:2003. High intensity fires ran swiftly through shrubby woodland reserves laden with ground and elevated fine fuels in company with rough barked and decorticating eucalypt trees, projecting masses of burning material into desiccated gardens, backyards and building crevices sometimes hundreds of metres down wind"--Note from the photographer.

Notes

Title from caption list supplied by the photographer, see file NLA04/564.

Inscriptions: Signed by photographer in pencil on reverse; "20-18"--in pencil on reverse.

Part of the collection: A blood red noon, photography of the Brindabella & southern ACT fires of January 2003.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-149592486

Source of Acquisition Purchased 2005. 
Subjects Forest fires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Wildfires -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Natural disasters -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Natural areas -- Australian Capital Territory -- Kambah -- Photographs.  |  Kambah (A.C.T.) -- Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Cutting, Jeff, 1945-
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