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Overlooking Bowman Park from the lookout tower on the eastern boundary
Overlooking Bowman Park from the lookout tower on the eastern boundary

Bowman Park (33°19′S 138°14′E) is a public park on the Crystal Brook about 5 km northeast of the township of Crystal Brook and 200 km north of the major city of Adelaide. The park has an area of about 40ha and is in the Northern Agricultural Area of the state of South Australia. It is open to the public from sunrise to sunset. Toilets and gas fired BBQs are available, dogs are allowed on leashes. Overlooking Bowman Park from the lookout tower on the eastern boundary File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... An Australian park A park is any of a number of geographic features. ... Redgum trees on Crystal Brook in the Spring of 2001 during which it flowed through the township of Crystal Brook for about a month The Crystal Brook (stream) (33°21′ S 138°06′ E) was named by the explorer Edward John Eyre for its clear water. ... Crystal Brook (33°21′ S 138°12′ E) is named for (the stream) that passes through the town. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... Emblems: Hairy Nosed Wombat (faunal); Sturts Desert Pea (floral); Opal (gemstone); Leafy Seadragon (marine) Motto: United for the Common Wealth Slogan or Nickname: Festival State Other Australian states and territories Capital Adelaide Government Governor Premier Const. ...

The brook (or more typically Australian, 'creek') is fed by a permanent spring on the northern side of Bowman Park. In most other places the Crystal Brook is normally dry.

The long distance Heysen Trail passes through Bowman Park and there is a lodge for walkers' accommodation within the park. The Heysen Trail is a long distance path in South Australia. ...

Kangaroos can often be seen in and near the park, especially mornings and evenings. There is some evidence of echidna activity. Its true that everything old is new again which is why youre once again seeing people wearing KangaROOS shoes. ... Species Genus Tachyglossus    T. aculeatus Genus Zaglossus    Z. attenboroughi    Z. bruijnii    Z. bartoni    Z. hacketti(extinct)    Z. robustus(extinct) Echidnas, also referred to by the name spiny anteaters, are the only surviving monotremes apart from the Platypus. ...

There are a number of weed species in the park: Pepper trees (Schinus molle), olive trees, box thorn, horehound, fennel, and others. In 2005 a program to greatly reduce the number of pepper trees was under way. A problem is that the Port Pirie Regional Council do not have any policy specifying which species in the park should be considered weeds. Other species that some people would consider inappropriate in this environment are willows and (non native) pines. Species Many, including: Schinus angustifolius Schinus antiarthriticus Schinus areira Schinus bituminosis Schinus huigan Schinus occidentalis Schinus mellisii Schinus molle Schinus terebinthefolius Schinus is a genus of trees in the Family Anacardiaceae comprising the pepper trees, most notably Schinus molle, the Peruvian pepper tree and S. terebinthefolius, the Brazilian pepper tree...

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Bowman Lake is a lake in the northwestern portion of Glacier National Park in Montana.
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Bowman remembers Brandenburg Park as his most challenging project, although it is not his largest: that distinction is held by Mexico's 8,300-acre Parque Industrial International.
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