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Burdekin

 

a river in northeast Australia in the state of Queensland. It is 680 km long and has a basin area of 132,000 sq km. The river rises on the Atherton Tableland and flows through savanna in a wide valley; in its lower course it crosses the Leichhardt Range and empties into the Coral Sea. The mean flow rate is 285 cu m/sec. During the rainy season (from December through March) there are violent flash floods; during the dry season the river becomes nearly dry. There are reservoirs, including one where the Burdekin crosses the Leichhardt Range.

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The pupils answered questions on book titles, animals, classic works, food, fairy tales, myths and maths posed by quizmaster and children's poet Conrad Burdekin.
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