Australia Through the National Geographic Lens. Photographs by Sam Abell.
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Beef for the “barbie” fills a truck bed at a cattle station near Halls Creek in the Kimberley [region of Western Australia]. Served outback style—in huge blood red chunks—the beef will feed the crew during the annual roundup.

Stations in the Kimberley average more than half a million wild acres [200,000 hectares]. Helicopters often drive cattle into pens for shipment to market. NEXT >>

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Text excerpted from Australia: Journey Through a Timeless Land