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Mt Isa - copper mining

Week 5 Photos and summary. Into the Territory!

August 27th 2011
Sunday the 21st of August found us in Mt Isa.....yes, there was Kmart which we were looking forward to(!) however, being Sunday it was closed! Monday was then the day for shopping, and the School of the Air visit. Tuesday the big day as we moved on and crossed into the Northern Territory via the Barkly Highway....long stretches of nothing except roadhouses to make sure you have petrol and have so ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory

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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