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Bankers, banker-bankers and beyond

Jan 03, 2010 | 4 Comments

Bankers, banker-bankers and beyond

Another dry year- Alice’s driest on record on fact -may make the possibiity of flooding seem remote, but dry conditions can actually contribute to quicker and more powerful flows of the river when the rain finally does come. That, say experts, is because there is no vegetation to hold run off from the rocky cliffs of the Todd’s catchment area north of Alice Springs. So just how serious can flooding get? in the first of a series, Alice Springs istorian Dick Kimber looks at the histori...Read more