Gordo's photos from August 2008 to March 2009
All photos and text Copyright © 2009 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Cirrus patterns

cirrus streaks cirrus over trees


Altocumulus patterns over Table Mountain

altocumulus patterns over Table Mountain


Pyrocumulus cloud over Paarl fire at dusk from Durbanville (4 Mar 2009)
pyrocumulus cloud over Durbanville building at dusk pyrocumulus cloud over Paarl fire at dusk from Durbanville


Cumulonimbus clouds from fields near Malmesbury

cumulonimbus clouds from fields near Malmesbury


Towering cumulus cloud backlit with shadows

towering cumulus cloud backlit with shadows



Constantia vineyards from Vlakkenberg

Constantia vineyards from Vlakkenberg



On the night of 17-18 Mar 2009 a large fire burned on Devil's Peak

Pre-dawn flames flickering on the upper slopes of Devil's Peak

pre-dawn flames flickering on the upper slopes of Devil's Peak


Burned Devil's Peak from Rosebank and Observatory

burned lower slopes of Devil's Peak from Rosebank burned northern face of Devil's Peak from Observatory


Burned area around Rhodes Memorial and Estate, with Devil's Peak

burned area around Rhodes Memorial burned area around Rhodes Memorial with Devil's Peak burned grass and pine trees in Rhodes Estate with Devil's Peak



Paarl Rock burned slopes above houses
This location was the source of the pyrocumulus (above)

Paarl Rock burned slopes above houses


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10 April 2009 created