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Thomson River (Queensland) river in Queensland, Australia

The Thomson River is a perennial river that forms part of the Lake Eyre Basin, situated in the central west and western regions of Queensland, Australia. Much of the course of the river comprises a series of narrow channels synonymous with the Channel Country and the Gailee subregion.

Thomson River (Victoria) river in Victoria, Australia

The Thomson River, a perennial river of the West Gippsland catchment, is located in the Gippsland region of the Australian state of Victoria.

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Thompson River river in British Columbia

The Thompson River is the largest tributary of the Fraser River, flowing through the south-central portion of British Columbia, Canada. The Thompson River has two main branches, the South Thompson River and the North Thompson River. The river is home to several varieties of Pacific salmon and trout. The area's geological history was heavily influenced by glaciation, and the several large glacial lakes have filled the river valley over the last 12,000 years. Archaeological evidence shows human habitation in the watershed dating back at least 8,300 years. The Thompson was named by Fraser River explorer, Simon Fraser, in honour of his friend, Columbia Basin explorer David Thompson. Recreational use of the river includes whitewater rafting and angling.

The Thompson River is the largest tributary of the Grand River in the central United States, flowing from southern Iowa into Missouri. In Iowa, it is known simply as the Grand River and passes near the city of Grand River. The river is 188 miles (303 km) long, and its drainage basin is roughly 1,850 square miles (4,800 km2), of which 1,111 square miles (2,880 km2) are in Missouri.

Thompson River (Montana)

The Thompson River is a tributary of the Clark Fork in the U.S. state of Montana. It is part of the Columbia River basin, as Clark Fork is a tributary of the Pend Oreille River, which is a tributary of the Columbia River.

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Great Dividing Range mountain range in the Australian states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

The Great Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world. It stretches more than 3,500 kilometres (2,175 mi) from Dauan Island off the northeastern tip of Queensland, running the entire length of the eastern coastline through New South Wales, then into Victoria and turning west, before finally fading into the central plain at the Grampians in western Victoria. The width of the range varies from about 160 km (100 mi) to over 300 km (190 mi). The Greater Blue Mountains Area, Gondwana Rainforests, and Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Areas are located in the range.

Barcoo River river

The Barcoo River in western Queensland, Australia rises on the northern slopes of the Warrego Range, flows in a south-westerly direction and unites with the Thomson River to form Cooper Creek. The first European to see the river was Thomas Mitchell in 1846, who named it Victoria River, believing it to be the same river as that named Victoria River by J. C. Wickham in 1839. It was renamed by Edmund Kennedy after a name supplied by local Aborigines.

The Queensland cricket team or the Queensland Bulls, is the Brisbane-based Queensland representative cricket side in Australia's domestic cricket tournaments:

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Duncan Thompson Australian rugby league and tennis player

Duncan Fulton Thompson MBE was an Australian rugby league footballer, coach and administrator. He saw active service in the WWI, was named amongst the nation's finest footballers of the 20th century, and is regarded as the father of modern coaching.

<i>Elseya</i> genus of reptiles

Elseya is a genus of large side-necked turtles, commonly known as Australian snapping turtles, in the family Chelidae. Species in the genus Elseya are found in river systems in northern and northeastern Australia and throughout the river systems of New Guinea. They are identified by the presence of alveolar ridges on the triturating surfaces of the mouth and the presence of a complex bridge strut.

Umpila is an Aboriginal Australian language, or dialect cluster, of the Cape York Peninsula. It is spoken by about 100 Aboriginals, many of them elderly.

The Bravery Council of Australia Meeting 75 Honours List was announced by the Governor General of Australia on 22 August 2011.

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John Innes Brown was a blacksmith and member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

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Thomson Developmental Road

The Thomson Developmental Road is a designated sealed road in south-west Queensland running between Longreach and Windorah. The length is 319 kilometres (198 mi), and it was formerly part of National Route 79 from Melbourne to Longreach. Towns en-route are Stonehenge and Jundah, and the road crosses the Thomson River just west of Jundah. The road has no major intersections.

The Otati, or Wutati, were an Indigenous Australian people of central and eastern Cape York Peninsula in northern Queensland, according to Norman Tindale, though the ethnonym may designate the same people as the Wuthathi.

Bonnie Doon, Queensland Suburb of Shire of Douglas, Queensland, Australia

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2017–18 JLT One-Day Cup

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The Unjadi (Unyadi) were an indigenous Australian people of the Cape York Peninsula of northern Queensland.