gunyah


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gunyah

(ˈɡʌnjə)
n
(Building) Austral a bush hut or shelter
[C19: from a native Australian language]
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Most of Victoria's currently known very large trees grow within State Forests (53%) or State and National Parks (45%), with one giant tree found on non-crown land in the Gunyah forest region in the Strzelecki Ranges (Fig.
Memmott, Paul 2007, Gunyah, goondie and wurley: the Aboriginal architecture of Australia, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Qld.
When you venture from your tent to eat at Gunyah restaurant ("gunya" is Aboriginal for small bark shelter) you can enjoy a gourmet cooked breakfast, and afterwards, plenty of back-to-nature activities.
A forward supply camp built on the western side of the Cooper Creek at Gunyah will also support drilling and production operations in times of flooding and heavy rains.
It was donated to Governor Brady in 1903, by Chief Gunyah and traveled to both Expositions before being transported to Sitka in 1906.
Soil samples were taken from 2 sites, Tarcoola and Gunyah, in the Southern Tablelands region of NSW (Fig.
The more general category of 'dwelling' embraces many things which are very different in their physical features, such as 'igloo', 'tepee', 'gunyah', 'house' and 'apartment'.
With a blow of his nulla-nulla (war-club), he stuns the object of his 'affections', and drags her insensible body away to some retired spot, whence, as soon as she recovers her senses, he brings her home to his own gunyah [shelter].
Back at camp, I enjoyed a tasty meal in the renowned Gunyah Restaurant before making my way back to my tent in the camp Nicole Kidman once hired.
Gunyah, Sour Milk Lane, Low Fell, is for sale through Sarah Mains at pounds 185,000, tel: (0191) 487-8855.
From the dirt floor of a bark gunyah to the polished linoleum of a modern hygienic cottage, is a big step for many aboriginal women to take, a frightening step, perhaps, but, with the patient and ever ready help of the Station Managers and Matrons, she will find it is not a difficult one after all.
A further flood pulse is expected in the PEL 91 and PEL 92 areas in mid April, however Beach has established a remote operations base at Gunyah on the western side of the Cooper Creek to enable drilling operations to continue unaffected.