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May 27 , 2011

14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River: Educational Version


One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today.
The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests, has provided homes for many species of wildlife, and lives in the legends of the indigenous people.
How much do you know about this river?
How big is a Murray River cod?
How old is the Murray River?
How long can a River Red Gum Tree live?
Why was the Psyche Pump Station built?

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All measurements in American and metric.

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