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Rugged beyond imagination : stories from an Australian mountain region / Matthew Higgins
Bib ID 4592986
Format BookBook
Author
Higgins, Matthew, 1957-
 
Description Canberra : National Museum of Australia Press, 2009 
243 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781876944742
Summary

Grand, wild and windswept, the Australian Alps have played a big part in forging the identity of our nation. Rugged Beyond Imagination examines the lesser-known northern Alps, defined by the NamadgiTidbinbilla region of the Australian Capital Territory, and pursues its historical links with Kosciuszko National Park.

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N copy signed and inscribed by the author, 3 August 2013.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 231-234.

Subjects Mountain life -- Australian Capital Territory -- Namadgi National Park.  |  National characteristics, Australian.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers - Drovers / Stockmen.  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture - Pastoral industry.  |  Settlement and contacts - Settlers.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Stories and motifs - Devils, monsters, evil spirits, hairy men, bunyips.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Namadgi National Park (A.C.T.) -- History.  |  Australian Alps (N.S.W. and Vic.) -- History.  |  Kosciuszko National Park (N.S.W.) -- History.  |  Tidbinbilla (ACT SI55-16)  |  Namadgi (ACT SI55-16)
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