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The Great Barrier Reef of Australia : its products and potentialities / by W. Saville-Kent
Bib ID 2863301
Format BookBook
Author
Saville-Kent, W. (William), -1908
 
Description London : W.H. Allen, [1893] 
xii, 387 pages, 64 leaves of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 36 cm. 
Summary

p.321; Method of catching turtle by sucking fish; p.227; Aborigines employed in beche-de-mer fisheries; p.328; Method of capturing dugong, description of spear used; p.314; Remains of fishweir at Darnley Island; p.124; Native names for Torres Strait Islands.

Notes

Includes index.

Library's SR copy is a presentation binding with an elaborate cover in gold.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 11105

Subjects Animals - Invertebrates - Crustacea and molluscs - Beche-de-mer / Trepang.  |  Hunting - Dugong.  |  Hunting - Turtle.  |  Fishing - Fish weirs.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)  |  Erub / Darnley Island (Qld TSI SC54-08)  |  Great Barrier Reef (SD55, SE55, SF56)  |  Queensland South East Cape York (Qld SD54, SD55)  |  Northeast Queensland (NE Qld SE55)

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