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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Dog head (ganabi), 19th century, Gogodala people, north of Fly River Delta, Papuan Gulf, balsa wood and pigments, length 17.
APPL 550 represents a low risk play close to the existing Stanley, Elevala, Ketu, Tingu and Ubuntu discoveries on the Fly River Platform.
Visitors will be able to test their strength against a croc on a modified force gauge; learn how to speak "croc"; get up close to a model of Gomek, the largest crocodile ever exhibited in the Western Hemisphere after he was caught on the Fly River of Papua New Guinea in the 1960s; and test their crocodilian IQ with fun facts and croc trivia.
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 .
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.
Importance of biologically medicated removal of the sediments from the Fly River plume.