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The northern myth : a study of the physical and economic limits to agricultural and pastoral development in tropical Australia / B.R. Davidson
Bib ID 295543
Format BookBook
Author
Davidson, B. R. (Bruce Robinson), 1924-
 
Description Carlton, Vic : Melbourne University Press, 1965 
xviii, 283 p. : diagrs., maps, tables ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Mentions extent and importance of Aboriginal labour; land use by Aboriginal people; concludes that intensive, unsubsidized farming in tropical Australia is unprofitable.

Full contents Includes index. 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Australia, Northern.  |  Water supply - Irrigation.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Seasons.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Grain.  |  Environment - Land management.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Northern Territory.  |  Ord River (W.A.)  |  Fitzroy River (WA Kimberley SE51, SE52)  |  Ord River / Lake Argyle (WA East Kimberley SE52-02, SD52-14)  |  Northern Territory - North NT.  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51, SE52)  |  Barkly Tablelands (North NT SE53)

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