- an intermittent river in W Australia, flowing SW to the Indian Ocean. 440 miles (708 km) long.
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Most mornings, Richardson put in a call to Sam Rayburn before driving Murchison to the track.The Death of the Texas Oilman
February 4, 2009
Now the wind came like a wolf down the Murchison Pass, howling and moaning.Way of the Lawless
They were later good enough to award me the Murchison Prize in 1911.A Labrador Doctor
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The girl, I knew, was quite as high-spirited as young Murchison.
"The water is close to the fire-boxes, Captain Murchison," he said.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries
"I'm sorry," began Murchison, with an indignant glance at his rival.At Sunwich Port, Complete
- Sir Roderick Impey. 1792–1871, Scottish geologist: played a major role in establishing parts of the geological time scale, esp the Silurian, Permian, and Devonian periods