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Synonyms for Carpentaria

a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia

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The audience I had in my mind while writing Carpentaria was the ancestors of our traditional country.
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.
Carpentaria Drilling results double Yanco Glen tungsten resource
Trigger, David S 1987 'Inland, coast and islands: Traditional Aboriginal society and material culture in a region of the southern Gulf of Carpentaria', Records of the South Australian Museum 21:69-84.
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.
Off the coast of which country would you find the Gulf of Carpentaria? 5.
One satellite-tagged crocodile - a 3.84 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.
These formations are both magnetite and hematite-bearing and are structural repetitions of identical strata at Carpentaria Exploration Ltd's Hawson's Iron Project 20 kilometres to the east.
Radiocarbon dates from three Kaiadilt Aboriginal sites on the South Wellesley Islands, southern Gulf of Carpentaria, demonstrate occupation dating to c.1600 years ago.
It has already bought Pungalina-Seven Emu in the Gulf of Carpentaria, more than 300,000 hectares of outstanding conservational significance, and home to more than 300 species of birds, mammals, reptiles and frogs.
First awarded to Patrick White for Voss in 1957, other previous winners include Steven Carroll for The Time We Have Taken, Alexis Wright for Carpentaria, and Roger McDonald for The Ballad of Desmond Kale.
The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large area of water off the coast of which country?
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.
Among the Banksia Category Awards winners this year was Queensland's Northern Gulf Resource Management Group, which won the Banksia Indigenous Award for its Carpentaria Ghost Nets Programme (see page 11).