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Broome Sunset

Broome & Kimberley Two - 16 to 24 May 2011

June 17th 2011
We arrived in Kununurra which is a relatively young town only established in 1963 to service the irrigation area. The building of the Diversion Dam Wall across the Ord River formed a lake known as Lake Kununurra and these waters were then diverted via channels to irrigate the farmlands. From the time of the early pioneers it had been thought that the Ord River could be harnessed, like the Nile R ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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