Great Dividing Range

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a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia

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If heavy clouds are piling up along the coast during the early hours on eclipse day, a better location can probably be found on the western side of the Dividing Range. But the terrain there takes some distance to smooth out, so the topography's cloud-making effects continue for 100 or 150 km beyond the highest coastal peaks.
For southeastern New South Wales, later historical sources describe only a few small-scale exchanges between coastal and inland groups east of the Great Dividing Range (the Divide).
'Since the heyday of the Great Artesian Basin [a vast aquifer running from the Great Dividing Range to Lake Eyre] when you could drill a bore and hey presto, there was water, Australians have held something of a "magic pudding" attitude to underground resources,' says Matt Kendall, General Manager of the National Water Commission's water science group.
The Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is located on the Great Dividing Range adjacent to the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.
The Wolgan Valley, on Australia's Great Dividing Range, forms the centrepiece for unique experiences and insights into Australia's wildlife, history and cultural heritage.
vigilax at the Warwick site is the first record that the species has fully established at a southern Queensland inland town, about 160 km from the nearest coastal salt marshes, and on the western foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Ae.
In Australia the Liverpool mountain range - named after Lord Liverpool, who was prime minister at the time of its discovery - stretches north from the Hunter Valley and forms part of the country's Great Dividing Range which runs from the northern tip of Queensland to western Victoria state.
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The Great Dividing Range, which separates the eastern coast of Australia from the rest of the country, has been the traditional habitat for most of Australia's koalas, but it is now threatened by urban and agricultural sprawl.
The Blue Mountains are a particularly scenic part of the Great Dividing Range that runs along the east coast of Australia.
It is believed their ancestors formed a continuous population from central South Australia into Queensland and on into the Great Dividing Range (Strahan 1995).
In Victoria's high-reaching Great Dividing Range you'll find what I consider to be Australia's most challenging big game animal, the sambar.
Ned Kelly's knowledge of, and connection to, the country around which he grew up and lived, centred on the King River Valley, extending from Mansfield in the south to Benalla in the north, with the Strathbogie Ranges marking the western border and the Great Dividing Range the eastern.
For example, Asa Wahlquist discusses the `bleeding' of rural Australia and finds that the mountains forming the Great Dividing Range have evolved into more than a geographical divider; they have become a metaphor for the growing divisions between urban and rural Australia where the opportunities of the coastal strip no longer permeate to the interior (p.