GMTO – Part V (The Kimberley)

The Kimberley Community Whale Research Project is a land based survey of the humpback whale migration along the Kimberley Coast. This project was started as a response to Woodside’s desire to build a gas hub at James Price Point, a community driven initiative between the Goolarabooloo people, locals and environmentalists.

mudurdun (53 of 1)


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Murdudun camp

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Some time lapse of an unexpected morning storm

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Clock used for the whale surveys

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North of Murdudun is Walmadan and James Price Point. It was here that the proposed gas project was to be developed by Woodside.

mudurdun (35 of 1)

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walmadan (68 of 1)

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Whale survey platform – north quadrant

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Whale survey team


Some black and white stuff I took at the camp