The Canberra Firestorm 18-1-2003 - this was a truly devastating bushfire that consumed homes in the suburbs of the capital of Australia.

The Canberra Firestorm I remember when our capital city was caught in a huge bushfire!

Port Arthur Historic Convict Settlement, Tasmania, Australia | Flickr - Photo Sharing! "The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in 1830. Originally designed as a replacement for the recently closed timber camp at Birches Bay, Port Arthur quickly grew in importance within the penal system of the colonies." Port Arthur http://www.portarthur.org.au/index.aspx?id=12731

Port Arthur Historic Convict Settlement, Tasmania, Australia | Flickr - Photo Sharing! "The Port Arthur penal settlement began life as a small timber station in 1830. Originally designed as a replacement for the recently closed timber camp at Birches Bay, Port Arthur quickly grew in importance within the penal system of the colonies." Port Arthur http://www.portarthur.org.au/index.aspx?id=12731

Fire rolls down the hills and into the suburbs during the Canberra firestorm. 18th January, 2003.

The Canberra firestorm. January Fire rolls down the hills and into the suburbs, destroying over 500 houses.

Parliament house in Canberra, Australia

Canberra, Australia (Building in the center is the Parliament House) — Steemit

Canberra

The National Carillon on Aspen lake in Canberra, ACT. has 55 bells and chimes every 15 minutes. Each bell weighs between seven kilograms and six tonnes. The bells span four and a half octaves chromatically.

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