10 percent of the world's uranium has come out of that hole. Two more uranium mines have been planned but so far Kakadu National Park has protected those areas. The original locals have always referred to the uranium rich areas as sickness country.
So much power from such a small space.
It is towards the end of the dry (Wurrgeng) season so most of the water is gone. If you keep your eyes peeled you will see flocks of birds. Wetlands and woodlands are starting to look brown so the places which still have water are green and distinct. Some back burning can be seen in the background.
The correct name is not Arnhem Land, that is a Dutch word for the area. I cannot spell the correct name. This two men are demonstrating how to throw a spear with a Woomera, although they use a different name for the weapon. The young man throws the spear from Arnhem Land across the East Alligator River (which is full of crocodiles) into Kakadu National Park.
Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia.
This alpha male saltwater crocodile owns about a mile of the Adelaide River along with the 25 to 50 females therein.
The front part of his face was bitten off by the alpha that he had to kill to take ownership of the territory.
The drone was fighting the wind so I couldn't get it as high as I wanted. Still, got a half decent shot of the distant tableland.
Early start to the day. Low sun to the east.
There was over 100 km of farmland just like this.
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Sharing some footage from my trip around Australia.