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Parts of eastern Australia are suffering their worst drought in living memory as a lack of rainfall in winter hits farms badly.
Reuters photographer David Gray captured the view of the dried earth from the air, finding an often surprising collage of colours.
A lone tree is the only sign of life near a water trough on a farm outside Walgett
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