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Salt of the Earth

by on Nov.07, 2019, under Life, Photography

Salinity refers to the concentrations of salt in water or soils

Soil salinity and dryland salinity are two problems degrading the environment of Australia

We were on our way inland to stay at my uncles place in a small farming town in the wheat belt of regional Western Australia

Tadpoles

Tadpoles

DJI Mavic 2 Pro L1D-20c + 28.0 mm f/2.8 @ 10.26 mm, 1/800 sec at f/4, ISO 100

Note: These photographs (especially the wider shots) look much better when larger. To see larger versions in an inline overlay slideshow gallery viewer click any of the images.

Western Australia is the state most affected by salinity with nearly 7,000 farms and almost 2 million hectares of agricultural land showing signs of salinity. Some so badly salinised land unable to be used for production

Salt

Salt

DJI Mavic 2 Pro L1D-20c + 28.0 mm f/2.8 @ 10.26 mm, 1/800 sec at f/4, ISO 100

From the air it is spectacularly pretty but down below it’s devastating for the land

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro L1D-20c + 28.0 mm f/2.8 @ 10.26 mm, 1/1000 sec at f/4, ISO 100


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