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Walking the Flinders Ranges / C. Warren Bonython
Bib ID 1072363
Format BookBook
Author
Bonython, C. Warren (Charles Warren), 1916-
 
Description Adelaide : Rigby, 1971 
231p., [32] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0851792863
Summary

Mentions Aboriginal cave paintings at Moonarie Gap p. 73; describes rock carvings 10 to 20 thousand years old found near Mount Elkington, made by an earlier race of Aboriginal people whereas the current race consisted fundamentally of rock painters p. 100; details the Aboriginal legend of the great snake Arkaroo p. 126; recounts two Aboriginal stockmen making a splint for a broken leg from half-round sections of bark from a pine tree p. 130; mentions seeing a tractor being driven by an Aboriginal man, and Aboriginal station hands crutching sheep in the shearing shed p. 155; image 'Native well' facing p. 96.

Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 207.

Subjects Recreations. Walking. South Australia. Flinders Ranges.  |  Hiking -- South Australia -- Flinders Ranges.  |  Literature and stories - Non fiction - Scientific and professional.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous.  |  Health - Injuries and accidents.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Water supply - Wells and bores.  |  Religion - Dreaming - Snakes and lizards.  |  Flinders Ranges (S.A.) -- Description and travel.  |  South Australia (SA)  |  Flinders Ranges (NE SA SH54-09, SH54-13)  |  Australia.

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