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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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(5) More specifically, what she took away from her reading of Gabriel Garcia Marquez was an idea about the kind of narrative voice she needed in order to write, first Carpentaria, then The Swan Book.
One was at ~15[degrees]S, so in the tropics--the Gulf of Carpentaria is in northern Australia--and the other was on a German icebreaker north of Svalbard, it at was ~82[degrees]N, in the ice.
Mundle takes readers aboard the tiny ship, Duyfken, in 1606 when Dutch navigator and explorer, Willem Janszoon, and his 20-man crew became the first Europeans to discover Australia on the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria. By the time Captain Cook arrived in 1770, discovers Mundle, all that was to be done was chart the east coast and claim what the Dutch had already discovered.
It's celebrated in September every year in the tiny town of Burketown, which is located on the Gulf of Carpentaria in far northwest Queensland.
A sampling of topics: translating Durrudiya's songs, western desert art, white filmmaking and Aboriginal sovereignty, Alexis Wright's Carpentaria, Alf Taylor's short fiction, and Richard Frankland's No Way to Forget.
A Somerset B Dorset C Devon D Cornwall QUESTION 7 - for 7 points: The Gulf of Carpentaria is off the coast of which country?
Carpentaria Exploration Limited (ASX:CAP): Nick Sheard, Executive Chairman
Release date- 22102012 - CARPENTARIA EXPLORATION LIMITED (ASX: CAP) has released a webcast with the following details.
The first title covers the two Spanish navigators briefly and the Dutch navigators, Dirk Hartog with his famous plate, and Abel Tasman and his discovery of Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand, plus his 1644 voyage along the north-west coast into the Gulf of Carpentaria followed by eight pages on William Dampier's voyages in the Cygnet and the Roebuck.
Cameron's overseas nursing experience has been extensive, including a seven-year stint as director of nursing at Australia's Mornington Island Hospital in the Gulf of Carpentaria. He later went on to attain a Master of Tropical Health degree.
Material Culture of the North Wellesley Islands by Professor Paul Memmott of The University of Queensland is, as its title suggests, a book about artefacts produced by Aboriginal people, chiefly the Lardil, in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. It is an expansion of material first published in 1979; the manuscript for the present volume was drafted in the mid-1980s and prepared for publication from 2006 to 2009 (p.2).