Murrumbidgee


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Murrumbidgee

(mərəmbĭj`ē), river, c.1,050 mi (1,690 km) long, rising in the Australian Alps, SE New South Wales, Australia, and flowing generally W to the MurrayMurray,
principal and second-longest river of Australia, 1,609 mi (2,589 km) long, rising in the Australian Alps, SE New South Wales, and flowing westward to form the New South Wales–Victoria boundary.
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 River on the Victoria border. Used extensively for irrigation, the river—Australia's third longest—receives water from the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme. Its valley is the most productive farming area in the Murray Basin; fruits, rice, and vegetables are grown. Burrinjuck Dam and hydroelectric station are on the river.

Murrumbidgee

 

a river in southeastern Australia, right tributary of the Murray. Length, 2,172 km; basin area, 165,000 sq km.

The Murrumbidgee rises in the northern spurs of the Australian Alps and flows along a plain in southeastern Australia. The main tributary is the Lachlan, which is on the right. The flow is regulated by the Burrinjuck Reservoir and a hydroelectric power plant in the upper course. Average annual discharge of water at Balranald is 77 cu m per sec. The Murrumbidgee is used for irrigation. During the rainy season it overflows and is then navigable to Wagga Wagga; during the dry season it sometimes dries up.

Murrumbidgee

a river in SE Australia, rising in S New South Wales and flowing north and west to the Murray River: important for irrigation. Length: 1690 km (1050 miles)
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The names 'Hume River' and 'Murray River' are used to refer to the river upstream and downstream respectively, of its junction with the Murrumbidgee River as these were the names used in 1838.
The IrriSATSMS system is already being used by about 200 irrigators in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area, Colleambally and the Hawkesbury-Nepean areas west of Sydney; on cotton in the Gwydir, Namoi and Border river districts of Queensland; and by orchardists and grape growers in Victoria's Goulburn-Murray and Sunraysia districts.
A local Murrumbidgee settler told Dr Bennett the sequel to the story.
2003) identified 4 distinct phases of paleochannel activity on the Murrumbidgee plain.
Over the whole 2006 to 2036 period natural increase is also the main contributor to population growth in Wollongong (63 per cent) and Murray (69 per cent), and the only contributor to population growth in the Central West and Murrumbidgee due to net migration losses.
washed by the Murrumbidgee River, watered by two wells, and traversed throughout by canals.
Ahern was found to have caused interference to Eddie Creighton's mount Emily's Pet when partnering Murrumbidgee in Sunday's totecourse to course Handicap.
His misfortunes starting when he rode Murrumbidgee in the totecourse to course Handicap, won by Maidford.
The Maryborough Miner' ('The Murrumbidgee Miner', see below).
One is positively identified in Hoddle's hand as 'Ginninginninderry Water Fall near the Murrumbidgee 1835', the other work is untititled but dated 1845.
Patrick McGarry, a Catholic born in Ireland and Member for Murrumbidgee took a deputation from Catholic orphanages to the Chief Secretary, seeking 3 [pounds sterling] per child, on the ground that, as a result of the war, prices had risen by twenty per cent and donations had also suffered from the war effort.
1829-30 Start explores Murrumbidgee to Murray River and