blue mud

blue mud

[′blü ‚məd]
(geology)
A combination of terrigenous and deep-sea sediments having a bluish gray color due to the presence of organic matter and finely divided iron sulfides.
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A comprehensive settlement of claims related to the rights recognised in the Blue Mud Bay decision should involve benefits for traditional owners to participate in commercial fisheries and marine resource management activities.
Although the High Court decision on Blue Mud Bay was handed down nearly a decade ago, there is still a series of outstanding tidal water claims under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976.
feet firmly planted in the mutilated earth, blue mud up to your
The pub's name harks back to the days when East Aberthaw was a bustling port and ships moored there would leave with their anchors covered in distinctive blue mud.
This paper presents an analysis of radiocarbon dating of shell mounds and middens in Blue Mud Bay, northern Australia.
This paper presents the results of recent research in Blue Mud Bay, northeast Arnhem Land (Figure 1), with a specific focus on the chronological patterns of occupation on the Point Blane Peninsula where a large sample of radiocarbon dates (38 dates from 20 sites) was obtained from a cross-section of site types in varying environmental contexts.
Djambawa Marawili, for example, once described the Blue Mud Bay homelands in the south of the Laynhapuy homelands area as like the 'suburbs of a town' (pers.
The genealogical research for the Blue Mud Bay native title claim established that the kinship configurations between the clans of the region had retained the same pattern since at least 1788 (H.
In 1996 an event occurred at the sacred place of the Ancestral Crocodile in the sea country of the Madarrpa clan on the shores of Blue Mud Bay, which distressed and angered Yolngu people.
He tells of a shelter in beach country near Blue Mud Bay where one clan acts as caretaker for his father's clan; the latter light the fires and tend the hearth for his clan.
The new agreement brings an end to permit fishing off the coast which was introduced in the wake of the Blue Mud Bay High Court decision in 2008.
The Tiwi agreement is one of six Blue Mud Bay Fishing access agreements now endorsed by the Federal Government.