The mighty Murray / written & illustrated by John Nicholson.
By: Nicholson, John.Material type: BookPublisher: 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
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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.