Burdekin

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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Disaster assistance has been made available for the local government areas of Burdekin, Charters Towers, Etheridge, Palm Island Aboriginal Shire and Townsville, which were affected by flooding in late February and early March 2018.
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7-million tonnes of cane still left unharvested, that majority of which was in the regions of Burdekin and Central, which appears to have escaped any major cyclone damage," said the Australia & New Zealand Bank, reported Agrimoney.
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