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A Natural History of Australia
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Academic Pr
Publication date February 1, 1998
Pages 304
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780120931552
ISBN-10 0120931559
Dimensions 1 by 7.25 by 10.75 in.
Weight 2.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $62.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A Natural History of Australia is for anyone interested in this long-isolated continent. It presents the many wonders of Australia, including geography, geology, the Aborigines, the Great Barrier Reef, invertebrates, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It also covers the history, life style, and language of Australia. From rock art to giant earthworms, this book is a well-written and beautifully illustrated narrative.

Key Features
* Contains color illustrations, diagrams, and photographs throughout
* Covers the geological history of Australia as well as the biological history
* Reviews Aboriginal cultures
* Demonstrates the complexity of the Great Barrier Reef
* Includes valuable appendices for the traveler covering political, social, economic, idiomatic, and practical matters

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780120931552 Book cover for 9780868404721
 
from New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd (July 1, 1999)
9780868404721 | details & prices | List price $45.50
About: Written for the general reader to inform and explain our fascinating and extraordinary plant and animal life, this book is full of practical and interesting detail about the country and its natural inhabitants.
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from Academic Pr (February 1, 1998)
9780120931552 | details & prices | 304 pages | 7.25 × 10.75 × 1.00 in. | 2.40 lbs | List price $62.95
About: A Natural History of Australia is for anyone interested in this long-isolated continent.

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