OzPic Episode 3: Billabong

Aug 20, 2015

In colonial times, a billabong was a subsidiary course of a river, carved out as an anabranch or meander. But in the mid-1900s the primary idea of a billabong came to be synonymous with a waterhole. The Editor, Susan Butler, explores this change.

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