Yorke Peninsula


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Yorke Peninsula,

160 mi (257 km) long and averages 25 mi (40 km) wide, SE South Australia state, Australia, between Spencer Gulf and Gulf St. Vincent. It is a farming area in which wheat and barley are raised.
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Yorke Peninsula

a peninsula in South Australia, between Spencer Gulf and St Vincent Gulf: mainly agricultural with several coastal resorts
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The Mid North and Riverland region (Barossa, Mid North, Riverland and Yorke Peninsula) recorded consumer confidence levels of 101.3 points (down slightly from 104.9 in October).
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Currently, the Indigenous people on the Yorke Peninsula are trying to rebuild their Narrunga language.
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"Police are asking swimmers between Edithburgh and Port Moorowie on Yorke Peninsula to leave the water, following the search of a missing man believed to be victim of a shark attack at Goldsmith Beach this afternoon," a statement read.
Meanwhile, further afield the Yorke Peninsula, Limestone Coast and Kangaroo Island all offer a good variety of quality uncrowded surf spots.
Other tenements and projects relinquished because of poor prospectivity or access difficulties during the year included the Cowra, Boorowa, Yorke Peninsula and Louth Projects.
The latest in what might be called a new genre of Aboriginal literary history recreates the complex and diverse relations between the Narungga people of South Australia's Yorke Peninsula and the Europeans who settled there in the 19th century.
A 28–year–old man has been killed by a shark while spear fishing off Yorke Peninsula, near Adelaide, Australia.
He was one of seven people practising for a spearfishing competition off the Yorke Peninsula, in south Australia.
Meanwhile a man, 28, was killed by a shark yesterday while spear-fishing at Yorke Peninsula, near Adelaide on Australia's south coast.