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The Resource Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia : travels through time

Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia : travels through time

Label
Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia : travels through time
Title
Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia
Title remainder
travels through time
Title variation
Islands of Australia
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Not just an island continent, Australia is a continent of islands. With over 8,000, it has more than the entire Caribbean. Join seasoned traveller Tony Wheeler on a journey around the Australian coast and beyond and discover the stunning natural features, unique wildlife and chequered histories of Australia's remarkable (and remarkably diverse) islets, cays, atolls and archipelagos. Find out why the Whitsundays should have been called the Whitmondays, encounter Australia's only known pirate, witness mutiny and murder on the Bounty and Batavia, meet giant lizards and friendly quokkas, and discover rich Indigenous cultures. Whether you're an intrepid explorer, a simple sun-seeker or an armchair tourist, Islands of Australia will have you itching to visit. Includes chapters on: Fort Denison and the Islands of Sydney Harbour, Groote Eylandt and the Gulf of Carpentaria Islands, The Tiwi Islands - Bathurst and Melville Islands. Brisbane's Islands - Moreton, North and South Stradbroke and Bribie Islands, Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island, Lady Musgrave and the Bunker Group. Heron Island and the Capricorn Group. Whitsunday Islands, Magnetic Island, Palm, Orpheus and Pelorus Islands. Hinchinbrook Island, Bedarra and the Family Islands. Dunk Island, Lizard Island and North to Cape York. Thursday Island and the Torres Strait Islands. Kangaroo Island. Ephemeral Islands on Lake Eyre. Bruny Island, Maria Island, Flinders and King Islands. Other Bass Strait Islands. The Islands of Port Phillip Bay, Phillip Island and Western Port. The Buccaneer Archipelago and the Lacepede Islands, Montebello Islands and Barrow Island. Dirk Hartog Island, Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Rottnest Island, Recherche Archipelago
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wheeler, Tony
Dewey number
919.404
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • photographs
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islands
  • Islands
  • Australia
Target audience
general
Label
Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia : travels through time
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- New South Wales: Fort Denison and the Islands of Sydney Harbour -- Northern Territory: Groote Eylandt and the Gulf of Carpentaria -- The Tiwi Islands - Bathurst and Melville Islands -- Queensland: Brisbane's Islands - Moreton, North and South Stradbroke and Bribie Islands -- Fraser Island -- Lady Elliot Island -- Lady Musgrave Island and the Bunker Group -- Heron Island and the Capricorn Group -- The Whitsunday Islands -- Magnetic Island -- Palm, Orpheus and Pelorus Islands -- Hichinbrook Island -- Bedarra and the Family Islands -- Dunk Island -- Lizard Island and North to Cape York -- Thursday Island and the Torres Strait Islands -- South Australia: Kangaroo Island -- Ephemeral Islands on Lake Eyre -- Tasmania: Bruny Island -- Maria Island -- Flinders and King Islands -- Other Bass Strait Islands -- Victoria: The Islands of Port Phillip Bay -- Phillip Island and the Islands of Western Port -- Western Australia: The Buccaneer Archipelago and the Lacepede Islands -- The Montebello Islands and Barrow Island -- Dirk Hartog Island -- The Houtman Abrolhos Islands -- Rottnest Island -- The Recherche Archipelago -- Around the coast -- Further afield -- Important bird areas -- Australian Explorers and their ships
Control code
000065115684
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780642279477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs (chiefly colour), maps, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1090299963
Label
Tony Wheeler's islands of Australia : travels through time
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library's N copy signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- New South Wales: Fort Denison and the Islands of Sydney Harbour -- Northern Territory: Groote Eylandt and the Gulf of Carpentaria -- The Tiwi Islands - Bathurst and Melville Islands -- Queensland: Brisbane's Islands - Moreton, North and South Stradbroke and Bribie Islands -- Fraser Island -- Lady Elliot Island -- Lady Musgrave Island and the Bunker Group -- Heron Island and the Capricorn Group -- The Whitsunday Islands -- Magnetic Island -- Palm, Orpheus and Pelorus Islands -- Hichinbrook Island -- Bedarra and the Family Islands -- Dunk Island -- Lizard Island and North to Cape York -- Thursday Island and the Torres Strait Islands -- South Australia: Kangaroo Island -- Ephemeral Islands on Lake Eyre -- Tasmania: Bruny Island -- Maria Island -- Flinders and King Islands -- Other Bass Strait Islands -- Victoria: The Islands of Port Phillip Bay -- Phillip Island and the Islands of Western Port -- Western Australia: The Buccaneer Archipelago and the Lacepede Islands -- The Montebello Islands and Barrow Island -- Dirk Hartog Island -- The Houtman Abrolhos Islands -- Rottnest Island -- The Recherche Archipelago -- Around the coast -- Further afield -- Important bird areas -- Australian Explorers and their ships
Control code
000065115684
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780642279477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
photographs (chiefly colour), maps, facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1090299963

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