At ground level, Australia may just be another continent dotted with busy metropolitan cities that plate up quite a bit (in terms of nature or otherwise) for those living and visiting, but has a winning aerial view too.
Salt pans and dams can be seen in farming areas located near Perth, in the southern region of Western Australian.Reuters
Even though some of the captures are stunning, it's unfortunate that quite a few lakes and rivers have dried up and trees been burnt by forest fires. However, the beauty of the many salt pan creeks, beaches and vegetated lands lies in the colors they play with and shapes they form. Also, it boasts of stretches of tarmac, making it one of the favourite destinations for road-addicts.
Mining operations can be seen at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery and bauxite mine in Gove, also known as Nhulunbuy, in Australia's Northern Territory.Reuters
A general view of a road next to sand dunes covered in vegetation in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.Reuters
Lines of trees can be seen amongst drought-affected farmland in South Australia.Reuters
A beach can be seen along the coastline of Arnhem Land, east of the city of Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.Reuters
The Indigenous Australian community of Mutitjulu can be seen on the eastern side of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, in this aerial photo taken in the Northern Territory, Australia.Reuters
A small dam containing water is seen in a dry paddock next to another that has been affected by a fire on the outskirts of Melbourne.Reuters
Salt pans and dams are scattered across drought-affected farmland in Western Australia.Reuters