Coorong Tea Tree Crossing
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Coorong Tea Tree Crossing

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Tea Tree Crossing provides access to Coorong National Park but is generally only passable in late summer when the water in the lagoon dries up. The lagoon is not tidal, but the amount of highly saline water over the crossing can be affected by the ever changing winds. The 145 kilometer long Coorong National Park in South Australia is a 50,000 hectars coastal dune system with lagoons, wetlands and a great variety of birds, anmials and fish.

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This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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