OzPic Episode 6: Soak

Sep 09, 2015

A soak is a damp patch of ground where the groundwater is close to the surface. A variant name for the soak is a sinkhole, a pothole or a swallow-hole. They can also be called gnamma holes or gilgai, which means waterhole

The Editor, Susan Butler, explores the many names for soaks, and how they may differ across Australia.

Read more about the OzPic project at: www.macquariedictionary.com.au/ozpic





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