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This one pumped water into a large drinking trough (largest in the world apparently) for cattle as their last staging post before being shipped out.
Derby - A staging Post

August 29th 2013
Some destinations are a major attraction in them selves, but Derby historically has been a staging post and a cultural melting pot. I guess the town is most famous (along with this part of the Kimberley) for its Boab or Bottle Trees. Yet even these wonders of nature have a significant place in Derby History. As trees go, they are a mid height deciduous tree with a bottle like trunk. However, th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Derby

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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