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Creation of the Australian Aborigines

  

  

  

Australian Aborigines have been original means of expression, technique of wood carving,Application of ornament on the tree, rocks, land. Less commonly seen drawings on the skin and molding of beeswax. Aborigines in his art reflected the scene of daily life, but the inspiration they got rich in myths, totemic beliefs.

They seem to have experienced reality all events, that is visible by means of associated himself with the spirit world. This perception is as close to their spiritual heroes, phenomena of the natural environment, to which they sought to influence.

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Iron ore and bauxite Australia

In the 1960s, important discoveries were made, especially in the Precambrian Shield Western Australia in sedimentary basins. As a result, the first time since the gold rush of the 1850s there was a huge boom in the mining industry.

Funding for this campaign was carried out by Japan's capital, U.S. and UK, as well as Australia. The most active work was developed in Western Australia, especially on iron ore.

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Minerals of Australia

Australia - the main producer of zinc and lead, which often occur together with silver. The most important area of ​​production of these metals - Mount Isa - Klonkarri in the western Квинсленде, there ore is supplied to enrichment facilities in Mount Ayse and Townsville.

Older, but still significant areas of extraction of these metals - Xian-Dundas in Tasmania (with 1882) and Broken Hill in the west- New South Wales (with 1883). In terms of metal content in 1995-1996 was produced 774 Thd. tons of lead ore. In the same year it was produced 1,3 Million. tons of zinc.

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