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Thursday, January 5

January 5th 2006

Mount White, Thursday January 5th 2006.

Bushfires burnt through a large area of the Central Coast just north of Sydney on New Years Day leaving a charcoal wasteland. Fortunately cool conditions and rain over the last two days have helped extinguish the fires which destroyed several homes and caused chaos on the hottest day ever recorded in Sydney.

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Canon 1D Mk II. EF 17-35mm f/2.8L@17mm 1/60s f/3.5 ISO 200.