Taming the Red Swamp

Australia, 1970

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A swamp was formed when sand shaped a land bridge between Wilson’s Promontory and the mainland. Shows the draining and cultivating of the Red Swamp, the addition of chemicals to the original peat, and the sowing of a seed mixture of several grasses and clovers. Dairy cattle now feed here on some of the best red clover in the State.

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Victoria. Dept. of Agriculture

Language

English

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00:07:23:00

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