Groote Eylandt


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Groote Ey·landt

 (gro͞ot′ ī′lənd)
An island of northern Australia in the western part of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Manganese is mined on the island.
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And surveillance further afield in Pinelands, Humpty Doo, Katherine and Alice Springs, as well as in remote areas of Arnhem Land, Gove, the Tiwi Islands and Groote Eylandt, have found no detection of browsing ants.
The others are by Moya Smith on mobility in the Esperance region, Madge Schwede on site formation processes in the Swan Coastal Plain, Annie Clarke on post-contact changes in resource use and residence on Groote Eylandt, Caroline Bird and Jim Rhoads on the topographic archaeology of western Victoria, and a more personal account of Sylvia's influences from Steve Brown, Sue Kee and Anne McConnell.
Sarah Bara was beaten with sticks last year on Groote Eylandt off the northern Australian coast.
Samancor Manganese is expanding beneficiated product capacity at its GEMCO operations on Groote Eylandt, Carpentaria Bay, Northern Territory, Australia, from 4.
This work will be integrated into the geological and geophysically based exploration being undertaken at the Northern Manganese's tenements between the Northern Territory mainland and Groote Eylandt.
Groote Eylandt is an island off which country's north coast?
The site types identified above are located in five broadly defined regions (Figure 1, Table 1)--the west coast (Reynolds River); the Darwin region (Darwin Harbour, Hope Inlet, Adelaide and Mary Rivers); western Arnhem Land (Alligator Rivers, Magela Creek, Coburg Peninsula); central Arnhem Land (Blyth River, Milingimbi); and eastern Arnhem Land (Cape Arnhem, Port Bradshaw, Blue Mud Bay, Groote Eylandt, Sir Edward Pellew Island Group).
At Groote Eylandt, off the east coast of Arnhem Land, a flying boat station to Imperial's specification would cost 70,484 [pounds sterling]; at crocodile-infested Karumba 68,200 [pounds sterling] would be required.
The Church Mission Society subsequently founded another site on Groote Eylandt in 1921 and Oenpelli Mission in west Arnhem Land in 1925.
The tragedy follows the death of British snorkeller Russell Harris, aged 37, from Nottingham, who was killed by a 13-foot crocodile on Saturday off Groote Eylandt, a coastal Northern Territory island more than 310 miles to the south-west
The body of 37-year-old Russell Harris was discovered on Sunday in a creek on the island of Groote Eylandt, after he vanished while snorkelling with a friend a day earlier.