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Frenchmans Cap

Author : Simon Kleinig
ISBN : 9781922120069
Genre : Nature
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Frenchmans Cap tells the story of Australia's most majestic mountain and 'one of the world's great wilderness walks' - a must for any modern day adventurer in Tasmania. Named by convicts in Macquarie Harbour's infamous prison in the 1820s, Frenchmans Cap has captured the public imagination as an icon of freedom, adventure, and terrifying danger. From escapee convicts to bushrangers, from pioneer explorers to modern day rock-climbers, this book brings to life the record of many remarkable and life-risking efforts to reach the peak of this mountain. Kleinig treats readers with mysteries such as the French female, known only as 'Nicole', who became history's first woman to climb the Cap, in 1935. Vivid descriptions of the treacherous beauty of this mountain will enthral any reader with a love of nature. This book also records the struggle to protect the Frenchmans Cap region from industrial development, even after it became a national park in 1941. It is a joy to read that this jewel of Tasmania has survived degradation from men and bushfires, and is now protected for future generations to enjoy.
Category: Nature

Frenchmans Cap Tasmania

Author : Phil Robinson
ISBN : OCLC:40280195
Genre : Frenchmans Cap National Park (Tas.)
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Tasmania Rough Guides Snapshot Australia Includes Hobart Launceston The Overland Track Cradle Mountain And The Bay Of Fires

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ISBN : 9781409361084
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guide Snapshot to Tasmania is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating part of Australia. It guides you through the island with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, whether you're exploring arty Hobart or hiking Freycinet National Park, cruising down the Gordon River or riding the West Coast Wilderness Railway. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you have the best trip possible, whether passing through, staying for a few days or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Australia, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Australia, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, entry requirements and outdoor activities. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Australia. Full coverage: Hobart, Bruny Island, Mount Field National Park, Maria Island National Park, the Freycinet Peninsula, St Helens and the Bay of Fires, Launceston, the Tamar Valley, Deloraine, Devonport, Burnie, Stanley, the Arthur River, Queenstown, Strahan, the World Heritage Area including Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. (Equivalent printed page extent 128 pages).
Category: Travel

Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : UCR:31210024276295
Genre : Subject headings, Library of Congress
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The Rough Guide To Australia

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ISBN : 9781405388900
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. Packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos and koalas; bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park - not forgetting the stunning harbour side bars and restaurants of Sydney. Written by a team of widely-travelled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you to discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops and festivals around Australia, whatever your budget. Plus, you'll find expert background on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema and fascinating aboriginal culture and the clearest maps of any guide. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Australia.
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The Rough Guide To Australia

Author : Margo Daly
ISBN : 1843530902
Genre : Travel
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With fresh journalistic writing and reams of information on what to see and do, this guide takes readers from the big cities to the countryside. Includes candid reviews on restaurants and accommodations for all budgets. 83 maps. Full-color insert. Two-color throughout.
Category: Travel

Papers And Proceedings

Author : Royal Society of Tasmania
ISBN : STANFORD:36105027416366
Genre : Science
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Category: Science