Dividing Range


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Dividing Range:

see Great Dividing RangeGreat Dividing Range,
crest line of the Eastern Highlands of Australia. For the most part it separates rivers draining into the Pacific Ocean from those flowing into the Indian Ocean and the Arafura Sea.
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A general trend of declining rainfall to the west exists, and the Great Dividing Range plays a significant local climatic role.
Over the next few months these initiatives will really start coming into play--raising crucial awareness of the holistic failure of environmental laws along the Great Dividing Range and mobilising communities across the country.
Minister McVeigh said areas east of the Great Dividing Range were also in drought, and some funding from the initial 2013/14 allocation had been retained to fund crucial projects in this area.
Visitors can see vast wilderness including the historic Great Dividing Range and Glasshouse Mountains, gaze across the legendary Darling Downs, venture into the outback of the ghost gums,
Stretching from the tropical rainforests of the beautiful north, through the high peaks of the Alps, to the temperate woodlands of the Grampians in Victoria, our Great Dividing Range connects thriving eastern Australia from tip to toe.
The Gippsland Plains Rail Trail traverses undulating dairy country, boasts views of the Great Dividing Range and provides numerous opportunities for cyclists, runners and walkers to stop for a rest and a snack and explore the magnificence of the region, Mr Northe said.
The foundation has studied 1,000 koala habitats east of the Great Dividing Range, where eucalyptus forests are endangered by the expansion of human activity.
Beneath us, the modest peaks of the Great Dividing Range stretch unbroken towards Laura, a town internationally renowned for its rock art.
On one side is the Great Dividing Range, on the other is the ocean.
At the northern end of the Great Dividing Range, mega-diverse rainforests cloak the rugged mountain peaks of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
The Great Eastern Ranges initiative is working to protect and connect 3500 kilometres of the Great Dividing Range and Eastern Escarpment--from central Victoria to far north Queensland.
Located in southern New South Wales, the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme was constructed in the 1950s and '60s to divert water from the Snowy River to the other side of the Great Dividing Range.