Fly River


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Fly River

 (flī)
A river, about 1,045 km (650 mi) long, rising in western Papua New Guinea and flowing generally southeastward to the Gulf of Papua.

Fly River

n
(Placename) a river in W Papua New Guinea, flowing southeast to the Gulf of Papua. Length: about 1300 km (800 miles)
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Invitation to tender for Lestijokilkson (incentive, Toholampi and LestijEnrvi), and the fly river valley (Halsuan, caustic, Vetelin and Fly), the inhabitants offered to primary care medical rehabilitation therapy services for the period 1.
Since the Purari River had been explored upstream for only 120 miles, Mackay organised and financed an expedition to go up the river, to map the headwaters, then return down the Fly River.
On the 12th overseas aid trip of her 48-year nursing career, Auckland nurse Joy Millar spent six weeks earlier this year bringing free primary health care to dozens of villages along the Fly River in Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Western Province.
aprion (Richardson, 1842; widespread northern/eastern Australia and southern New Guinea from Fly River westward), G.
This is what I was thinking about as we boated up the Fly River in the northwest province of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
As Haddon (1912: 342) noted in his introduction to Islander decorative art: 'the decorative art of the Islanders is so closely connected with that of the natives of the adjacent mainland of New Guinea (Daudai) and of the islands at the mouth of the Fly River, especially Kiwai, that it is impossible to study them apart .
Barramundi are the most commercially-valuable fish species in Western Province and are especially important to villages along the middle Fly River which do not have direct access to markets for most of their garden produce.
For the 25000 Gogodala language speakers situated in 35 villages and government/mission stations between the floodplain of the Fly River to the south and the Aramia River to the north in the Western Province, water is a vital resource that underpins their rural lifestyle.
Minarik, aboard Fly River, hampered Andreas Helfenbein's mount, Esparanto, soon after the start of a 1m2f maiden, and at Tuesday's Disciplinary Commission the stewards deemed it was a case of deliberate rough riding.
The turtles, which are also known as Fly River turtles after a river in Papua New Guinea, are found in northern Australia, eastern Indonesia and southern Papua New Guinea.
The OK Teddi Mine in Papua New Guinea confirmed it is encountering difficulties in moving concentrates down the Fly River due to a lack of rainfall but the mine continues to operate and consumers are being supplied by material already into store.
As part of this regime, OTML has submitted a change notice to convert the test dredging operation into a permanent one to mitigate the future impact of aggredation build-up in the Ok Tedi and Fly River systems.