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Wasteland, wilderness, wonderland : getting to know Sydney's sandstone country / Gil Jones
Bib ID 6455263
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Jones, Gil, author
 
Description Lawson, NSW : Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust, 2013 
©2013 
140 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9780646914961 (paperback)
Summary

Exploration of Sydney’s sandstone country in historical context, with emphasis on its landscape and landscape history in the eyes of European newcomers, and on its spiritual significance for Aboriginal people as conveyed by rock engravings and cave paintings.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (page 140)

Subjects Sandstone -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Waste lands -- New South Wales -- Sydney.  |  Wilderness areas -- New South Wales.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Animals - Birds - Lyrebirds.  |  Stories and motifs - Emu.  |  Stories and motifs - Dharumalan.  |  Environment - Biodiversity - Plants.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Environment - Climate and weather - Bush fires.  |  Sites - Sites of significance.  |  Sites - Geology and geomorphology.  |  Animals - Birds - Emus.  |  Darkinung / Darkinjung / Darkinoong people (S65) (NSW SI56-05)  |  Environment - Biodiversity - Animals.  |  Animals - Fish - Eels.  |  Sites - Earth mounds.  |  Plants - Eucalypts.  |  Plants - Banksias.  |  Stories and motifs - Baiame.  |  Race relations - Representation - Art.  |  Mangrove Creek (N Sydney area NSW SI56-05)  |  Yengo National Park (NSW N Coast SI56-01)  |  Sydney map area (NSW SI56-05)  |  Blue Mountains (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Hawkesbury River area (N Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Cumberland Plains (W Sydney NSW SI56-05)  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust, issuing body

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