Lake Eyre

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Noun1.Lake Eyre - a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea levelLake Eyre - a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
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Evolutionary ecology Dr Devi Stuart-Fox of the University of Melbourne, and colleagues studied the female Lake Eyre dragon lizard (Ctenophorus maculosus) and found that she displays a bright orange belly and throat during parts of her breeding season, which researchers think is driven by the hormone testosterone.
Part of the Lake Eyre Basin, it is a vast and awe-inspiring landscape with desert dunes, Mitchell grass plains, worn and ancient mountain ranges, wetlands and channel country.
Borefields A and B should have to close as they have caused a regional drawdown effect and loss of pressure in the GAB and threaten to cut off natural flows to the unique and fragile Mound Springs around Lake Eyre.
The State Government has introduced a motion in both houses of the South Australian Parliament condemning Queensland s lack of consultation over proposals likely to affect the quality and quantity of water flowing into the Lake Eyre Basin.
ROBBIE FITZPATRICK, off to Dublin today for a Christmas break with his family, was given the perfect send-off when Off Hire gave him a first win in 171 days with a short-head victory over Lake Eyre in the six-furlong event.
The primary objectives of the Birdsville and Strzelecki Tracks Historic Heritage Survey were to assess cultural heritage resources associated with the Birdsville and Strzelecki Tracks, to test assessment methodologies and recommend places for listing in national, state and local heritage registers, and to contribute to developing a regional heritage tourism strategy for the Lake Eyre Basin (1).
Puckridge, from Adelaide University's Department of Environmental Biology, is the scientific leader of a project that aims to model the response of flora and fauna to flow patterns in the major rivers that drain the Lake Eyre Basin.
LAKE EYRE BASIN: Protect the identified World Heritage natural values of the Lake Eyre Basin.
Contract awarded for 6th lake eyre basin biennial conference 17-19 september 2013
The aerodrome is an important transit stop for private and commercial light aircraft flights, and is a centre for scenic flights over Lake Eyre and surrounding areas.
David spear-headed the conservation movement's response to ill-conceived cotton farming proposals in the upper reaches of the Cooper Creek in Queensland, proposals that would have polluted the river and diverted water from the arid zone wetlands of the Lake Eyre Basin, including the renowned Coongie Lakes.

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