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Australian Lake Relatively Untouched By Climate Change
2013-06-04 14:55:23

University of Adelaide Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found that a lake on an island off the coast of Queensland, Australia, has been relatively untouched by changes in climate for the past 7000 years, and has so far also resisted the impact of humans. Blue Lake, one of the largest lakes on North Stradbroke Island, southeast of Brisbane, has been the focus of research examining the lake's response to environmental change over time. Researchers studied the lake's water...

2006-01-07 23:40:24

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Up to three sharks may have attacked a woman who has died in hospital in northern Australia after suffering horrific injuries in a mauling off a popular tourist beach, police said on Sunday. Sarah Kate Whiley, 21, from the northern city of Brisbane, was attacked on Saturday while swimming at Amity Point, on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland state. Whiley lost both arms up to the elbow and suffered wounds to the legs and torso. "It is believed, given the...

2006-01-07 07:23:38

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while swimming with friends at an island near the city of Brisbane in Queensland state, police said on Saturday. The 21-year-old woman from Brisbane was at Amity Point, on North Stradbroke Island when she was attacked, losing both arms up to the elbow and also suffering a flesh wound to the leg. "She was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital but has died as a result of her injuries," a Queensland...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.