Snowy River


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Snowy River

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(Placename) a river in SE Australia, rising in SE New South Wales: waters diverted through a system of dams and tunnels across the watershed into the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers for hydroelectric power and to provide water for irrigation. Length: 426 km (265 miles)
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ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR OF ALL AUSTRALIAN FILMS, GEORGE MILLER'S THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER MAY HAVE WON MASSIVE AUDIENCE APPROVAL, BUT, AT THE TIME, CRITICS WERE DISTINCTLY SNOOTY IN THEIR RECEPTION OF THE WILDLY PICTURESQUE ADVENTURE SET IN VICTORIA'S HIGH COUNTRY.
But the brumbies of the Snowy Mountains have developed a near-mythical status, particularly since featuring in The Man From Snowy River, a famous 19th century poem by Banjo Paterson which was adapted into a 1982 movie starring Kirk Douglas.
He judged Canberra as the best of the half dozen on offer, although it is clear that he thought Dalgety was still superior, mainly because the Snowy River offered a better water and power supply than the Cotter River did for Canberra.
I think that The Man From Snowy River will stay with me forever.
Major constructions of nation building, such as the Snowy River Hydro scheme, have also fashioned a shift from seeing floods as caused by failures in engineering and control rather than by "natural disaster.
For Australian young people the Anzac and Kokoda stories are important, along with those of Clancy or The Man From Snowy River.
au/ about-dse/interactive-maps) were surveyed from foothill and coastal forests (below 400 m elevation) between the Mitchell River in the west and the Snowy River in the east (excluding the Snowy River catchment, but including Cabbage Tree Creek approximately 10 km east of the Snowy River).
Written by Australia's most acclaimed playwright, David Williamson, and featuring a stellar ensemble cast led by Vince Colosimo (The Great Gatsby, Body of Lies), Matthew Newton (Queen of the Damned, The Great Raid) Sigrid Thornton (The Man from Snowy River, Return to Snowy River), Luke Ford (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon), and Laura Gordon (Saw V), “Face to Face” is a moving and powerful film about lies, betrayal, sex and bullying in the workplace.
FROZEN IN TIME A snowman near Durham, by Laura Dent; Snowy River Wear at Durham by Kevin Scott; a winter sunset in Northumberland, by Mary; and melting snow by martbish101
The communities eligible for assistance are: Albury, Berrigan, Blayney, Boorowa, Cabonne, Conargo, Coolamon, Cooma-Monaro, Cootamundra, Corowa, Cowra, Deniliquin, Forbes, Goulburn Mulwaree, Greater Hume, Gundagai, Harden, Jerilderie, Junee, Lachlan, Lockhart, Murray, Orange, Palerang, Parkes, Queanbeyan, Shoalhaven, Snowy River, Tumbarumba, Tumut, Upper Lachlan, Urana, Wagga Wagga, Wakool, Weddin, Yass Valley and Young.
The Reefton "Line of Lode" structures are also mapped southwards to the contact of the Greenland Group rocks with covering fluvioglacial sediments on the south side of the Snowy River.