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Australia's mining boom
 
Aborigines hold native land title rights over areas rich in iron ore. There are long drawn legal battles with companies over compensation for mining sensitive sites. [Lee Ali]
Billions of tons of iron ore in the Pilbara region, in northwestern Australia, gives the earth its rich red colour. [Lee Ali]
Ancient aboriginal rock carvings in the Dampier archipelago date back nearly 30,000 years. [Lee Ali]
The road between mining towns Port Hedland and Karratha. A great spot for a beautiful sunset time lapse. [Lee Ali]
Another planeload of fly-in-fly-out workers arrives on the daily flight from Perth to the mining town of Karratha. [Lee Ali]
101 East's Chan Tau Chou and Lee Ali get up close with archaeology undergrads studying rock art in the Burrup Peninsula. [Lee Ali]
Chan Tau Chou and Lee Ali rigging a DSLR camera on the bonnet for a driving shot. [Lee Ali]
Lee Ali making sure the camera is secure and framed up for the 110km/hr driving shot. Could be expensive if it falls off! [Lee Ali]
Lee Ali gets ready for another magnificent sunset. [Lee Ali]
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