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One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today.
The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests, has provided homes for many species of wildlife, and lives in the legends of the indigenous people.
How much do you know about this river?
How big is a Murray River cod?
How old is the Murray River?
How long can a River Red Gum Tree live?
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Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.

Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.

The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.

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14 FUN FACTS ABOUT

AUSTRALIA'S MURRAY RIVER

By Jeannie Meekins

A LearningIsland.com

15 - Minute Book

We have used many sources to research these facts and they are accurate at time of publishing. The more we explore the wonders of our world, the more information we are discovering.

Editor: Richard Martin

Title page picture by Ken Kearney

Smashwords Edition

Text (c) Copyright 2013 Jeannie Meekins. All rights reserved.

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14 Fun Facts About Australia's Murray River / Jeannie Meekins

Summary: A brief look at some fun facts about the Murray River of Australia.

1. Murray River. Juvenile Literature. 2. Australia. Juvenile Literature.

Words: 2541

Reading Level: 7.6

Ages 8 and up.

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One hundred million years ago, Australia rose from the sea. The water drained from the highlands, and formed the rivers of today.

The Murray River meanders across the landscape. It has had its course blocked several times by the rising new continent. It has created megalakes and forests, has provided homes for many species of wildlife, and lives in the legends of the indigenous people.

Southeastern Australia (NASA)

Fact 1: The Murray River is one of the longest rivers in Australia.

Figuring out a river’s length is not always easy. If you have looked up the Murray River before, you may find there are different lengths listed by different sources. You