Carpentaria


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Carpentaria

Gulf of. a shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea, in N Australia between Arnhem Land and Cape York Peninsula
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Carpentaria Mayor Fred Pascoe said the park was a complex system of estuarine and freshwater wetlands and formed part of the largest continuous estuarine wetland in northern Australia.
the popular idea in this Colony that there is a communication between the South Part of New Holland and its Northern extremity, terminating by the Gulph of Carpentaria which if so Insulates New South Wales (Hist.
Carpentaria Drilling results double Yanco Glen tungsten resource
First awarded to Patrick White for Voss in 1957, other previous winners include Steven Carroll for The Time We Have Taken, Alexis Wright for Carpentaria, and Roger McDonald for The Ballad of Desmond Kale.
The flooding of the region north and west of Arnhem Land to form the Arafura Sea and Gulf of Carpentaria, respectively, occurred in the Terminal Pleistocene (c.
The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large area of water off the coast of which country?
During the next five or so months, the party struggled west around the Gulf of Carpentaria with the two injured members, then over the Arnhem Land escarpment to reach the British settlement at Port Essington, nearly fifteen months after they were last heard of.
Australia's weather bureau said a downgraded tropical cyclone now over the Gulf of Carpentaria, northwest of Queensland, could form again and that another low pressure system to the north could develop into a cyclone within 48 hours.
Operating Length Diameter Pipeline Year Pressure (psi) (km) (inches) South West Queensland 1996 2,150 756 km 16 Pipeline Carpentaria 1997 2,160 840 km 12 Gas Pipeline Eastern Gas Pipeline 2000 2,160 797 km 18 Tasmania Gas Pipeline 2002 2,160 342 km 14 South East Australia Gas 2004 2,030 680 km Twin 14 and 18 Pipeline North Queensland 2004 2,220 392 10 Gas Pipeline Bonaparte Gas Pipeline 2008 2,220 290 12 QSN Link Pipeline 2008 2,220 180 16
Giramondo's latest feat is its publication of Alexis Wright's Carpentaria, winner of the 2007 Miles Franklin Award, Australia's most prestigious prize.
The Aboriginal river land- and waterscapes of the southern and south-western Gulf of Carpentaria are powerfully evoked in the opening section of Alexis Wright's new novel, Carpentaria.