Mannum on the Murray May 30th 2012 From Robe we drove along the coast and came to the large waterway known as the Coorong. Last time we were there it was drought time and there was a lot of worry about lack of water and salination of the soil. Now, thanks to all the rain this last year, the Coorong is full.
It stretches about 130 kilometres, now a wide waterway with islands where birds, mostly pelicans nest. We stopped where the ... read more
Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Mannum 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