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A short history of the River Murray works

by J. H. O. Eaton

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Published by River Murray Commission in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.H.O Eaton.
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20424314M

The River Murray Story Teacher Resource Pack 6 Equipment: • Clear container of water (e.g. an aquarium) • Lined rubbish bin • Clean up cloth • Stick or spoon for stirring • Rubber gloves • Pollution (see ‘Preparing the pollutants’) • The River Murray Story text • River Catchment image (available on the SAMDB NRM Education website) • Danny the Drip image (cut out - see. World Book Online works with: World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter.

'This Australian Aboriginal story, suitable for young children, offers a dreamtime' explanation of the origins of one of Australia's great rivers, the Murray River.' --rear cover. Murray River: Mannum on the Murray River has all the steam paddle boat history - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for New South Wales, Australia, at Tripadvisor.5/5().

Map of Murray River and districts on front cover. 4 river scenes in square boxes. Gold disc, paddle steamer, names of 3 states. Early scenes n back cover. 1 present day. Size H x W x D Object Registration W Keywords irrigation, books, reference, rural, industry Historical information.   And that's how the Murray River was made, stretching all the way to the sea. Listen to the sound of the sea and you may hear the voice of the old woman as she sings in her sleep. Narrated by.


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