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Tasmania / Linsie Tan
Bib ID 7341681
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Tan, Linsie, author
 
Description Frenchs Forest, NSW : Redback Publishing, 2017 
©2017 
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps, portraits (some colour) ; 31 cm. 
ISBN 9780994624758 (hardback)
Series

Tan, Linsie. Australian states and territories.

Summary

"Isolated from the rest of Australia for thousands of years, the island of Tasmania is a haven for unique wildlife. Its World Heritage wilderness area covers about a quarter of the state. Find out what caused the Tasmanian tiger to become extinct, and how Tasmania is now protecting its native plants and animals. Then read about the connection between Hobart, Antarctica and the first man to reach the South Pole. Aboriginal history and culture; maps timelines, statistics; historic illustrations; covers geography, history, economics, government; biographies of notable people; Australian Primary curriculum."--Back cover.

Notes

Includes index.

For primary school students.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Tasmania -- History.  |  History - Cultural.  |  Economic sectors - Fishing.  |  Enterprises - Mining.  |  Forestry - Sawmills.  |  Demography - Census data.  |  Settlement and contacts - Colonisation.  |  Geography - Territories and boundaries.  |  Environment - Conservation.  |  Tyerrernotepanner / North Midlands people (Tas SK55-04)  |  Politics and Government - National symbols and events.  |  Pyemmairrener / Northeast Tasmania people (Tas SK55-04)  |  Politics and Government - Local government.  |  History - Biographies.  |  Nuenonne / Southeast Tasmania people (Tas SK55-08)  |  Economic sectors - Agriculture and horticulture.  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Tommeginne / North Tasmania people (Tas SK55-03)  |  Peerapper / Northwest Tasmania people (Tas SK55-03)  |  Environment - Climate and weather.  |  Economic sectors - Whaling.  |  Economic sectors - Tourism.  |  Transport.  |  Lairmairrener / Big River people (Tas SK55-05)  |  Toogee / Southwest Tasmania people (Tas SK55-07)  |  Tasmania -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tasmania -- History -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tasmania -- Economic conditions -- Juvenile literature.  |  Tasmania -- Juvenile literature.  |  King Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-01)  |  Bass Strait Islands (Tas SK55-01, SK55-02)  |  Port Arthur (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Flinders Island (Tas Bass Strait SK55-02)  |  Tasmania (Tas)  |  Hobart (SE Tas SK55-08)  |  Australian
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