Darling River


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Darling River

a river in SE Australia, rising in the Eastern Highlands and flowing southwest to the Murray River. Length: 2740 km (1702 miles)
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ACF has been building pressure for these reforms by exposing the failings of laws supposed to protect the Murray and Darling Rivers, threats to clear threatened species habitat at Kingvale on Cape York with federal government approval (as Andrew Picone reports on p.28) and some seriously dodgy dealings at Toondah Harbour involving political donations and housing developments in wetlands protected by international agreements.
The Bourke area is therefore climatically suitable for irrigation, and it supports ~10 000 [ha.sup.-1]of irrigated agriculture because of its proximity to the Darling River (Fig.
Each of these travellers crossed the Murray River at what became known as Overland Corner, near the Darling River junction, and travelled directly to Adelaide.
Figure 3B illustrates the difference in reservoir age between samples VA-4 and AJ-1 (mean [DELTA][R.sub.f] = +100 [+ or -] 16 years), from the Murrumbidgee River in southern New South Wales, and those from northern New South Wales on the Darling River drainage system (mean [DELTA][R.sub.f] = -34 [+ or -] 27 years).
The south-east district data lie in the field between the Murray and Darling River SPM data.
In Australia the Darling river is a tributary of which other river?
The second example is from a similar series of interviews with Badger Bates who was born and grew up in Wilcannia on the Darling River. Badger is a Paakantji man deeply identified with the River: 'that's ...
According to Krevesky, a 1.5 kilometre-long slide came down one hillside straight into the Darling River, blocking a mainline logging road and dumping tons of dirt into the river.
Established in the 1860s as a river trade centre, Wilcannia evolved rapidly along the Darling River, the source of its initial prosperity, but the subsequent decline of river transport in the 1930s reduced the population from over 3000 to its current level of 1000, of which 65 per cent is Aboriginal.
Australia's Darling River looked as though it had been painted green.
Co-operation between elders of the Barkindji (meaning Darling River people) tribe, who are descendants of those buried at the site, and Dr Pardoe's team of eight archaeologists has been integral to the proceedings.