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Australian Continent

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Google previewThe Nature and Origin of Compression in Passive Margins (2008)

by Howard Johnson

Australian continent is a primary response to distant plate boundary interactions. 1n support of this argument, the late Miocene onset of the Australian stress field in SE Australia, as indicated by structural and sedimento- logical studies, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

In Australia there are two distinct Indigenous populations: Aboriginal people from the Australian continent and Tasmania, and Torres Strait Islanders. The Indigenous people of New =ealand are commonl\ Nnown as 0Ɨori. It is also important to ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australian Aborigines (2010)

by Mitchell Rolls, Murray Johnson

the Australian continent constructed a wide variety of watercraft ranging from wood, reed, and bark rafts to highly sophisticated outrigger canoes. Around much of the coast and on inland waterways, one of the most common were canoes ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

The Australian continent ends at about 44° south latitude.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Historical Archaeology (2002)

by Charles E. Orser Jnr

The antiquity of Australian Aboriginal occupation of the Australian continent extends beyond 50,000 years BP, and much archaeological inquiry isdirected towardsthetiming andorganisation ofancient Aboriginal society.

Google previewEthnic Groups of South Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by James B. Minahan

The First Australians, called Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, have continuously inhabited the Australian continent for at least 40,000 years. The majority of the Australians are of European descent, mostly Anglo-Saxon or Celtic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Australia (2014)

by Norman Abjorensen, James C. Docherty

2 May: The British government takes possession of the western third of the Australian continent. Perth, the future capital of Western Australia, is founded. 1830 9 February: Charles Sturt follows the Murray River to the sea and proves that it ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

although others argue to differentiate the Torres Strait Islanders, who comprise 11% of the Indigenous population of Australia, from those settled on the Australian continent. In matter of fact, Indigenous or Aboriginal people themselves are ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of War: Social Science Perspectives (2016)

by Paul Joseph

After British settlement in Sydney in 1788 and wider colonization across the Australian continent in the late 18th and 19th centuries, British settlers took control of Aboriginal land and its natural resources, resulting in a long series of skirmishes ...

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