The Australian Alps

The Australian Alps

This program is about the landscapes, landforms and land uses of this region with Australia's highest mountains. Emphasis is on the unique flora and fauna, ice-carved and shaped landforms and the use of the region by people.

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ISBN: OCLC:1181869854

Category: Kosciuszko National Park (N.S.W.)

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This program is about the landscapes, landforms and land uses of this region with Australia's highest mountains. Emphasis is on the unique flora and fauna, ice-carved and shaped landforms and the use of the region by people. This includes winter snow sports, summer walks and the Snowy Mountains Scheme. The Kosciuszko National Park offers recreational experiences while protecting ecosystems and historical sites. The impacts of people and initiatives to protect the natural environment in Alpine and sub-Alpine areas is covered. Impacts of the 2003 fires shows how fragile ecosystems were affected and how they recover. Walks to the summit of Mt. Kosciuszko, Blue Lake (Australia's largest glacial lake) and other lakes as well as to the Mt. Twynam area are highlights of this program.
Categories: Kosciuszko National Park (N.S.W.)

Australian Alps

Australian Alps

This book acts as a detailed companion to park interpretive material and to topic-specific field guides: it caters for readers who want a broad overview of areas of interest they will come across in a visit to the mountains.

Author: Deirdre Slattery

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9781486301720

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Australian Alps is a fascinating guide to Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks. It introduces the reader to Australia’s highest mountains, their climate, geology and soils, plants and animals and their human history. It traces the long-running conflicts between successive users of the mountains and explores the difficulties in managing the land for nature conservation. The book gives credit to little-known or understood stories of the people who have worked to establish better understanding of the Alps, especially their vital role as the major water catchments for south-eastern Australia. This new edition updates many themes, including the involvement of Aboriginal people in the region, catchment function and condition, pest plants and animals, fire and the issue of climate change. Written by a specialist with over 25 years’ experience in community education in and about the Australian Alps National Parks, this new edition features many excellent natural history and historical photographs. Ideal as support information for field trips, it will make a wonderful memento of an alpine visit. This book acts as a detailed companion to park interpretive material and to topic-specific field guides: it caters for readers who want a broad overview of areas of interest they will come across in a visit to the mountains.
Categories: Business & Economics

Feral Horses in the Australian Alps

Feral Horses in the Australian Alps

Author: Stuart Cairns

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ISBN: OCLC:1134992760

Category: Aerial surveys in wildlife management

Page: 51

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Categories: Aerial surveys in wildlife management

A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps

A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps

Journey through what is now Goulburn, Canberra, Bredbo and Cooma; includes descriptions of Aborigines met with; information on their lifestyle and the effects of contact.

Author: John Lhotsky

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ISBN: UCLA:31158005528467

Category: New South Wales

Page: 279

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Journey through what is now Goulburn, Canberra, Bredbo and Cooma; includes descriptions of Aborigines met with; information on their lifestyle and the effects of contact.
Categories: New South Wales

Explore the Australian Alps

Explore the Australian Alps

The book is divided into six regions, each region having a comprehensive map, detailed tour information for both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles as well as walk suggestions.

Author: Australian Alps National Parks Staff

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ISBN: 1877069418

Category: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

Page: 176

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The book is divided into six regions, each region having a comprehensive map, detailed tour information for both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles as well as walk suggestions. You will also be able to gain knowledge about the regional history and insights into the native flora and fauna.
Categories: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

The Australian Alps

The Australian Alps

This guide is your key to the secrets of the three national parks that stretch over Australia's spectacularly beautiful rooftop - Kosciuszko in New South Wales, Alpine in Victoria and Namadgi in the Australian Capital Territory.

Author: Deirdre Slattery

Publisher: University of New South Wales

ISBN: 0868403199

Category: Travel

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This guide is your key to the secrets of the three national parks that stretch over Australia's spectacularly beautiful rooftop - Kosciuszko in New South Wales, Alpine in Victoria and Namadgi in the Australian Capital Territory.
Categories: Travel

Alpine Australia

Alpine Australia

Alpine Australia - A celebration of the Australian Alps portrays the stunning high country region unique to the Alpine areas of New South Wales and Victoria.

Author: Craig and Munn Lewis

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ISBN: 1921874864

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Page: 256

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Alpine Australia - A celebration of the Australian Alps portrays the stunning high country region unique to the Alpine areas of New South Wales and Victoria - the areas which are often snow covered for a number of months each winter. This superbly photographed coffee table pictorial brings this magnificent region to a wider audience, allowing readers to become immersed in the beauty which alpine Australia offers by way of awe-inspiring images, many in panoramic format. In New South Wales readers will be transported to the country's highest peaks running along the spine of the Great Dividing Range and the stark beauty of the Kosciuszko Main Range, while in Victoria the state's loftiest peaks are captured in magnificent detail, from the remote Mt Bogong to the winter playgrounds of Mt Buller and Mt Hotham. Featuring over 150 stunning images, Alpine Australia - A celebration of the Australian Alps is sure to appeal to all those who have an affinity with Australia's snow- covered peaks and will entice those who have yet to discover the beauty of this truly amazing region.
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Australia s Alps

Australia s Alps

Author: Elyne Mitchell

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ISBN: UOM:39015026998115

Category: Australian Alps

Page: 185

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Categories: Australian Alps

Australian Alps Walking Track

Australian Alps Walking Track

This new edition is a major rewrite and major redesign - the new edition is printed in colour throughout and has colour topographic maps for the entire track which will reduce the need for some of the maps where the track crosses map ...

Author: John Chapman

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ISBN: 1920995064

Category: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

Page: 240

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Describes the 660 km walking track from Walhalla near Melbourne to the outskirts of Canberra. An all colour book, it includes 51 colour topographic maps, gradient profiles and many sidetrips and alternative tracks.
Categories: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

Fire History of the Australian Alps

Fire History of the Australian Alps

Whilst the effects of a fire (or a severe drought for that matter) are often disastrous, better understanding of the scale of what is 'normal' for an area may be very beneficial in improving planning to reduce unnecessary loss, both in a ...

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ISBN: OCLC:225596056

Category: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

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Whilst the effects of a fire (or a severe drought for that matter) are often disastrous, better understanding of the scale of what is 'normal' for an area may be very beneficial in improving planning to reduce unnecessary loss, both in a social and environmental sense. Collating the fire histories of the Australian Alps provides an opportunity to give a sense of scale and patterns to both planners and researchers.
Categories: Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.)

A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps undertaken in the months of January February and March 1834 Being an account of the geographical natural relation of the country traversed its aborigines etc With a map and with MS material inserted

A Journey from Sydney to the Australian Alps  undertaken in the months of January  February  and March  1834  Being an account of the geographical   natural relation of the country traversed  its aborigines  etc   With a map and with MS  material inserted

Mr. H. had invited me previously at Sydney , and I could not fail to call upon a
gentleman , who in conjunction with Mr. Hamilton Hume , was the first traveller
who saw the Australian Alps from a distance , and brought these giants to the
notice of ...

Author: Johann LHOTSKY

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ISBN: BL:A0024138770

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Page: 1

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Range Upon Range

Range Upon Range

Author: Harry Nankin

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ISBN: PSU:000014248849

Category: Alpine regions

Page: 111

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Categories: Alpine regions

The Moth Hunters

The Moth Hunters

Prehistory of the south-eastern tablelands and highlands of Australia; ethnohistorical and archaeological data used to reconstruct traditional highlands Aboriginal culture, subsistence and technology, settlement and demographic patterns; ...

Author: Josephine Flood

Publisher: Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island

ISBN: UCAL:B4390082

Category: Aboriginal Australians

Page: 388

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Prehistory of the south-eastern tablelands and highlands of Australia; ethnohistorical and archaeological data used to reconstruct traditional highlands Aboriginal culture, subsistence and technology, settlement and demographic patterns; includes details of sites and excavations; data on Ngunawal, Ngarigo, Walgalu, Wiradjuri and neighbouring tribes.
Categories: Aboriginal Australians

The Mountain Pygmy possum of the Australian Alps

The Mountain Pygmy possum of the Australian Alps

Distribution - Habitat - Abundance - Behaviour - Diet - Social organisation - Conservation and management.

Author: Ian M. Mansergh

Publisher: UNSW Press

ISBN: 0868400858

Category: Burramys parvus

Page: 114

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Distribution - Habitat - Abundance - Behaviour - Diet - Social organisation - Conservation and management.
Categories: Burramys parvus

Wildguide

Wildguide

This informative backpack guide is ideal for anyone wishing to identify or find out more about commonly seen plants, animals and habitats of the Australian Alps national parks.

Author: Barbara Cameron-Smith

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ISBN: 0858811685

Category: Animals

Page: 96

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This informative backpack guide is ideal for anyone wishing to identify or find out more about commonly seen plants, animals and habitats of the Australian Alps national parks. Wild Guide is filled with vibrant full colour photos for easy identification of plants and animals.
Categories: Animals