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The mighty Murray / written & illustrated by John Nicholson.

By: Nicholson, John, 1950-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002Description: 48 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 1865085650 :; 1865085642; 1865085650 :.Subject(s): Aborigines, Australian -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- History | Pioneers -- Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- Environmental conditions | Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- Commerce | Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- Description and travel | Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.) -- HistoryDDC classification: 994.4
Contents:
1. A great river -- 2. The first people -- 3. Explorers and overlanders -- 4. Riverboats -- 5. Settlers and irrigators -- 6. Engineering the Murray -- 7. Life and death for the once-mighty Murray?
Summary: This book is an across-the-curriculum account of Australia's greatest river system as it is and was, with many stories about the people who lived on it or in the Murray Valley - from archaeological finds and Aboriginal legend to riverboat traders and dam engineers.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior St Albans Library
History
Junior Non Fiction J 994.4 NIC Available I4335172
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

1. A great river -- 2. The first people -- 3. Explorers and overlanders -- 4. Riverboats -- 5. Settlers and irrigators -- 6. Engineering the Murray -- 7. Life and death for the once-mighty Murray?

This book is an across-the-curriculum account of Australia's greatest river system as it is and was, with many stories about the people who lived on it or in the Murray Valley - from archaeological finds and Aboriginal legend to riverboat traders and dam engineers.

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