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Burdekin River Floodwaters

Recent flooding of Queensland, Australia's Burdekin River has sent a large plume of turbid water into Upstart Bay and beyond. When this Landsat 8 image was collected on February 11, 2019, the plume had reached all the way to Old Reef at the inside edge of the Great Barrier Reef — some sixty kilometers from the river's mouth.

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