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In contrast with most other countries, by 1970 over 90 percent of the utilized land
area in Australia remained in its natural state or was capable of very limited
improvement; i.e., was land used solely for rough grazing. The area cultivated for
The period saw some notable exploration by land. From early days in Sydney
men sought a way over the mountains, 50-100 miles west. The task was
accomplished in 1813; the journalist W.C. Wentworth (see above Sociopolitical
factions) led ...
Baden-Wiirttemberg's great post-World War II expansion owed much to the fact
that almost a quarter of its population is composed of people who moved to the
Land as fugitives or displaced persons from the east. Their influx is partially ...
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