Eastern Highlands


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Eastern Highlands

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Noun1.Eastern Highlands - a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia
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
Australian Alps - a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing Range
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1) indicates that the native Eastern Highlands haplotype from the upper Cumberland River is closely related to Eastern Highlands haplotypes in the Kanawha, Ohio, and Monongahela rivers and that they are basal to Great Lakes and Mobile River basin haplotypes.
Population genetic analysis of Serpulina pilosicoli and its molecular epidemiology in villages in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
In this update of a case study of sexuality in the Sambia tribe of Papua New Guinea's Eastern Highlands, Herdt (human sexuality studies, San Francisco State U.) discusses changes in this Micronesian culture since his original fieldwork in the 1970s.
Sue Bulmer's pioneering surveys in the Wahgi Valley, Kundiawa and Chuave areas in 1959 (Bulmer 1966), were followed by independent programs of excavation pursued by Peter White (1972) and David Cole (Watson and Cole 1977) during the 1960s at a series of sites in what were then the Western and Eastern Highlands Districts.
1990a) and by a series of E--W faults in the eastern highlands (Durling 1996).
The Eastern Highlands bordering Mozambique are lush and scenic.
In the last few months he has soaked up the country's culture by visiting Victoria Falls, venturing on a horseback safari, hiked in the Eastern Highlands and seen the ruins at Great Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe is keen to develop its southern circuit - from Harare to the Eastern Highlands, Great Zimbabwe and Gonarezhou National Park - which would also relieve pressure on the Victoria Falls area.
The author, Tendai Rinos Mwanaka, was born in 1973, in Nyanga, Nyatate, Mapfurira village, in the remote eastern highlands of Zimbabwe.
Needless to say, the contributions to the kuru investigation of other researchers such as Shirley Lindenbaum and Robert Glasse, Michael Alpers, Richard Hornabrook and John Mathews who, unlike Gajdusek, were based in the Eastern Highlands for extended periods, also warrant fuller exploration.

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