Murray River


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Murray River

A river of southeast Australia rising in the Australian Alps and flowing about 2,530 km (1,570 mi) northwest then south to an arm of the Indian Ocean south of Adelaide.
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Noun1.Murray River - a southeast Australian riverMurray River - a southeast Australian river; flows westward and then south into the Indian Ocean at Adelaide
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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1824: Explorers Hamilton Hume and William H Hovell discovered Australia's Murray River.
Murray cod are a very important species, they are the top predator across their range in the Murray-Darling Basin and are part of Aboriginal creation stories about the Murray River.
Keeping in mind the successful description of Bardi and Jawi people as two language groups sharing the same 'society', (1) I argue similarly that the presence of multiple dialects within a heavily populated area such as the Murray River corridor is not, in and of itself, suggestive of multiple 'societies' such as in the concept used in native title methodology.
au/mandurah-coastal-times/news/department-of-water-investigating-mysterious-mass-fish-kill-in-murray-river-at-north-yunderup/) Mandurah Coastal Times  reported people living near the Murray River, which runs through an area called Yunderup on the coast of Western Australia, near the city of Mandurah and about 50 miles south of Perth, woke up Wednesday to huge numbers of dead fish on the river's banks.
Liz is one of several people living along the Murray River who took part in media training run by ACF last year.
Niall Quinn, from Silverbridge, South Armagh, was knocked unconscious after he fell from the hired vessel on Murray River on the New South Wales-Victoria border last month.
Niall was out on a work do with his mates on the Murray River and fell from a boat, unfortunately he hit his head.
Minister Bill Bennett confirmed during Ocotber that the company's $688 million Murray River Coal project in the northeastern region of the province outside of Tumbler will progress.
Minister Bill Bennett confirmed during October that the company's $688 million Murray River Coal project in the northeastern region of the province outside of Tumbler will progress.
In 1836, Major Thomas Mitchell travelled down the Darling River and then explored the Murray River upstream of the confluence of these two rivers until he reached what he thought was the Goulburn River where extensive and flooded reed beds (near the modern town of Cohuna) prevented further progress (Mitchell 1839, Andrews 1986).
My third example is the 1988 play Murray River Story directed by Louise Permazel and Neil Greenaway.
1824: Explorers Hamilton Hume and William H |Hovell discovered Australia's Murray River.

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