Cape York Peninsula


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a peninsula in Queensland in northeastern Australia between the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Coral Sea

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8 million metric tons per year (mt/y), replacing production from the currently depleting East Weipa mine and increasing Rio Tinto's annual bauxite exports from the Cape York peninsula by around 10 million mt/y.
Keywords: coastal archaeology, Cape York Peninsula, Aboriginal economy, shell mounds.
The intrepid traveller likes to look behind the tourist brochure and his stop at Weipa, on the Cape York peninsula, saw him speak to a scientist who listed some of the things to look out for before getting into the water - saltwater crocodiles, sea snakes, sharks and box jellyfish, the world's most venomous animal.
The crash is Australia's worst since 15 people died in the Lockhart River air disaster on Cape York Peninsula in May 2005.
Barely 80 seconds from the beginning of its landfall, the umbra reaches the west coast of Cape York Peninsula in Queensland near the mouth of the Mitchell River delta.
Even more ironically, Willem Jansz [Janszoon] had visited the Cape York peninsula a few months earlier, so becoming the first documented European to set eyes on Australia, but he took it to be part of New Guinea, having failed to identify the strait through which Torres subsequently sailed, severing that island from Incognita (Fig.
84 metre-long male - left the Kennedy River and travelled 590 km over 25 days down the west coast of Cape York Peninsula timing its journey to coincide with a seasonal current system that develops in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Working with local indigenous rangers, Perry's team has deployed two bioacoustic devices in rainforest at Pormpuraaw, on the west coast of Cape York Peninsula.
Eleven chapters cover extensive and mostly the remote parts of the continent, including communities in Central Australia (Warlpiri, Alyawarr), Western Australia (Martu, Puntu, Ngarinyin, Bardi), New South Wales (Wiradjuri), northern Queensland (Murri), Arnhem Land (Yolngu), the Torres Strait Islands (Saibaians) and Cape York Peninsula (Wik).
Most of the untouched areas were in the country's vast interior and northern savanna, including largely Aboriginal Arnhem Land, northern Cape York Peninsula, the vast southwest Nullarbor plain and the central Gibson desert.
This book, coinciding with celebrations of 400 years of Dutch- Australian contact, chronologically reviews the relationship between those countries, beginning with the East India Company's vessel Duyfken's arrival on the present day Cape York Peninsula in 1606.
Thomson's scholarly story begins in 1928 when this highly intelligent and practical young man travelled northward from Melbourne to Cape York Peninsula.
On January 18, 43 West Papuans, including several children, reached Australia's northern Cape York Peninsula by canoe.
It was en route from Bamaga, near the tip of Cape York Peninsula, to Lockhart River, some 280 kilometers away.
Yesterday, the state government took a further step, regulating the transport of alcohol to Cape York peninsula, where many Aborigines live.