FROM SETA DEPLOYMENT
These photos were taken during the pullout of a short-period array of receivers in Tasmania. This campaign is part of the RSES's continuous effort,
led by Nick Rawlinson, to improve the imaging of the southeastern part of the
Australian continent and increase the knowledge on the Tasmanian tectonic
history. For those who are ignorant of the rest of the world, Tasmania might
be just a tiny island inhabited by the Tasmanian devils. Australians, however,
know that Tasmania is a true perl, with perfect climate and magnificent
scenery...I would add that this was one of the most pleasant field trips
I've ever had.
Somewhere in the air between Canberra and Melbourne. Yes, it does snow in Australia!
Nick Rawlinson and I were watched carefully by the sheep while installing this station.
A house in Bothwell, Tasmania's historic town
The human population of Tasmania is about 500,000. The sheep and lambs population of Tasmania is about 5 million!
I took a photo of this Tasmanian Devil in a small zoo near Hobart. The Tasmanian Devil is the largest living marsupial carnivore.
Before the rain, near Lake Crescent
Mailboxes in Launceston, Tasmania's second largest city
A blooming tree in Launceston
A koala. Note a green area near the mouth. The koalas have developed a special way of digesting eucalyptus leaves, which are toxic to most species. They spend three out of their five active hours per day eating.
Tasmania's Dalrimple Pinot Noir is, in my opinion, without any doubt among the world' best Pinot Noirs
A view from our room in Swansea, near the Freycinet peninsula
This kangaroo authoritatively grabbed the entire bag of nibbles I bought at the entrance door. The kangaroo is surely the most iconic Australia's animal. I think this was the Eastern Grey kangaroo.
Salamanca Place in Hobart
Tasmanian wines are made from grapes grown in cool-climate conditions similar to those of the premium European wines
A view to the northeastern coast of Tasmania
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