Darling River


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Darling River

A river rising in the Great Dividing Range of southeast Australia and flowing about 2,740 km (1,705 mi) generally southwest to the Murray River. It is the longest river in Australia but has a sporadic flow.
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Darling River

n
(Placename) a river in SE Australia, rising in the Eastern Highlands and flowing southwest to the Murray River. Length: 2740 km (1702 miles)
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Dar′ling Riv′er


n.
a river in SE Australia, flowing SW into the Murray River. 1160 mi. (1870 km) long.
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Noun1.Darling River - an Australian riverDarling River - an Australian river; tributary of the Murray River
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
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Over summer we saw more than a million native fish killed in the Darling River. The last time we saw mass death of wildlife was when 50 per cent of the corals of the Great Barrier Reef were killed in two underwater heatwaves in 2016 and 2017.
Dead fish on the Darling River in Menindee, Australia.
The spatial distribution of different sources of errors is also studied by using restricted maximum likelihood (REML) analysis across the predominantly irrigated cotton-growing area of the Bourke district of Darling River Valley in New South Wales, Australia.
--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).
Flood Country sets out a daunting task: "to explore people's changing relationships with, and understandings of, floods and the river and floodplains of the Murray and Darling river systems, from 1850 to early 2011.
I am Paakantyi and my grandmothers dialect of Paakantyi is Kurnu from the Darling River between Wilcannia and Bourke.
In the second book the lives and the journey from Appin in NSW to Port Phillip and back in 1824 of the first two is covered in 14 pages, and Sir Thomas Mitchell's early life, and explorations to the Darling River in 1831 and across Australia Felix in 1835 in the next ten pages.
The book begins by reviewing the historical, linguistic and other evidence for the traditional life and historical experience of the people of the Paroo, tracing the 'European takeover', from the late 1820s, as colonists began to push along the Darling River system.
VA-2 Velesunio ambiguus, from Darling River at Bourke,
Murray River SPM (sampled at Merbein above the confluence with the Darling River; Douglas et al.
In Australia, the Darling river is a tributary of which other river?