Lake Eyre


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Noun1.Lake Eyre - a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea levelLake Eyre - a shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
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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Pelicans form a colony at Lake Eyre, Australia Image Credit: Supplied
But to breed they need the tropical monsoon, 3,500 kilometres away in northern Australia, to be large enough to flood the usually dry river systems of the continent's interior and inundate the vast shallow salt lakes of the Lake Eyre basin.
We partner with the European Space Agency (ESA) to access their international satellite data, and with NASA to monitor places from the Great Barrier Reef, to the Great Australian Bight, to the Lake Eyre Basin and to the Adelaide Hills.
Which area of the USA is generally accepted to be north of the Ohio River; west of Lake Eyre and east of the Great Plains?
In a rare event, a large low-lying lake system in the country's interior called Lake Eyre filled up with so much water, it caused a temporary drop in global sea level.
The model showed areas south of Lake Eyre and west of Lake Torrens in South Australia and a large area around Shark Bay, Western Australia and other areas in south-western Australia with a high potential to yield new megafauna fossils.
What makes this surprising is that millstones and mullers are relatively common artefacts in recent assemblages in the arid zone (Smith 2013:fig 6.9)--occurring from Onslow on the west coast, south to the Calvert Range in the Little Sandy Desert, across the Tanami, and throughout Central Australia, the Simpson Desert and Lake Eyre basin (pers.
Other topics include extinction drivers, Australia from Dreamtime to desert, the Australian Tertiary and the first marsupial extinction, a case study of the megafauna in the Southern Lake Eyre Basin, and megafauna and human in Southeast Asia and Australia.
"We can't sort of progress any further until we find the birds and hang onto them." Young, who advertises himself as "The Wild Detective", is keeping the nesting site in Queensland's remote Lake Eyre basin a secret, refusing to share it even with CSIRO or hand over his recordings of its song.
Taken near Lake Eyre in a desolate stretch of the Australian outback, Fredericks' eight shots explore vast skies and stark emptiness.

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