Lardil weather stories and experiences from Mornington Island

McLachlan, Eddie (2007) Lardil weather stories and experiences from Mornington Island. In: King, David, and Cottrell, Alison, (eds.) Communities Living With Hazards. Centre for Disaster Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia, pp. 126-155.

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[Extract] Mornington Island is an isolated community, located in the Gulf of Carpentaria, off the south western coast of Cape York Peninsula, approximately 125km northwest of Burketown, 200km west of Karumba and 440km north of Mount Isa. It comprises an area of about 700 square kilometres, and is the largest of the twenty-two islands, which form the Wellesley Islands group in the Gulf.

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ISBN: 978-0-86443-752-5
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2012 04:36
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160404 Urban and Regional Studies (excl Planning) @ 50%
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