Gulf of Carpentaria


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a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia

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Diversification of the tourism industry in the Gulf of Carpentaria enhancing economic development, Employment opportunities for local indigenous residents, Better education on the importance of wetlands for both tourists and locals to increase conservation efforts, Increased awareness of Aboriginal traditions and the use of land at the Mutton Hole Wetlands so traditions are passed down and indigenous wetlands management is appreciated.
The Gulf of Carpentaria starts to heat up in September and October, and at this time of year the region swings back and forth between theconditions ofthe dry season andthoseof the wet season.
to solve the doubt whether the mountains are separated from the other parts of New Holland by a sea or a strait running from the Gulf of Carpentaria into the Southern Ocean, which is a very favourite idea in this country (Hist.
Material Culture of the North Wellesley Islands by Professor Paul Memmott of The University of Queensland is, as its title suggests, a book about artefacts produced by Aboriginal people, chiefly the Lardil, in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria.
Galway-born Robert O'Hara Burke, William Wills, King and another explorer Charles Gray had left a party at Coopers Creek to push north to the Gulf of Carpentaria.
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.
Along with 19 men, they intended to cross from Melbourne in the south to the Gulf of Carpentaria in the north, around 2000 miles - but both died on the return trip of exhaustion and hunger.
The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large area of water off the coast of which country?
During the next five or so months, the party struggled west around the Gulf of Carpentaria with the two injured members, then over the Arnhem Land escarpment to reach the British settlement at Port Essington, nearly fifteen months after they were last heard of.
Australia's weather bureau said a downgraded tropical cyclone now over the Gulf of Carpentaria, northwest of Queensland, could form again and that another low pressure system to the north could develop into a cyclone within 48 hours.
It came down those billions of years ago, to crawl on its heavy belly, all around the wet clay soils in the Gulf of Carpentaria.
The Aboriginal river land- and waterscapes of the southern and south-western Gulf of Carpentaria are powerfully evoked in the opening section of Alexis Wright's new novel, Carpentaria.
semisulcatus) to nursery grounds in the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia: implications for assessing stock-recruitment relationships.