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River Torrens, Welland 1937
Title : River Torrens, Welland 1937 River Torrens, Welland 1937
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Creator : Government Photolithographer, photographer
Date of creation : ca. 1937
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 216 x 158 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

River Torrens at Welland South before improvement by E.&W.S. (Engineering and Water Supply) Department. After the outlet at Henley Beach was built in the 1930s other parts of the Torrens were also upgraded.

Period : 1927-1939
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :
Smith, Derek L., Twidale C. R. An historical account of flooding and related events in the Torrens River system from first settlement to 1986, [Adelaide] : Engineering and Water Supply Dept., 1987-1989
Internet links :
Rivers and catchments : Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation website
Impacts of urbanisation on streams and coastal waters : Environmental Protection Authority website
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