Monthly Archives: June 2013

Open sea ahead…

Not actually sea, of course. Not water. But it looks like Oppy is heading resolutely towards the edge of Nobby’s Head now, and when she drives off the “apron” in a couple of days, and rolls back down onto Botany … Continue reading

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Postcards home…

Opportunity is continuing to work her way down and around “Nobby’s Head”, en-route to Solander Point, which we can think of as the rocky ramp up onto Cape Tribulation. As she trundles on her way she’s sending back a steady … Continue reading

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Edging forwards…

Some new images have come back from Oppy, suggesting she is continuing to trundle around the western flank of Nobby’s Head. Here’s the latest panoramic view… …and a close up of the interesting bit…! Going from those images, here’s where … Continue reading

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Where is Oppy going?

Oppy is now working her way around Nobby’s Head, and should soon have a clear view of the road ahead to Solander Point, her landfall destination at the northern end of Cape Tribulation. So, time to catch our breath and … Continue reading

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Onwards, Oppy, onwards…

Oppy continues to make good progress south, working her way towards Solander Point, her chosen landfall site on the northern tip of Cape Tribulation. She’s now driving towards – and might soon start to head around – “Nobby’s Head”, another … Continue reading

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Oppy heading south…

Oppy is now making great progress towards Cape Tribulation. The latest images to come down show she has been driving down the eastern flank of “Knobby’s Head”, the small, tadpole-shaped ‘island’ between Cape York and Solander Point, her planned landfall … Continue reading

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Land Ho…

Oppy is now fast approaching Sutherland Point, and I think at the end of her next drive, whenever that is, she’ll make landfall there. It hasn’t taken her long to cross the stretch of Botany Bay that lies between Sutherland … Continue reading

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