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Australia"s wild places

Roger McDonald

Australia"s wild places

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Published by National Library of Australia in Canberra, A.C.T .
Written in English

  • Wilderness survival -- Australia,
  • Wilderness areas -- Australia -- Pictorial works,
  • Australia -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger McDonald.
    GenrePictorial works
    LC ClassificationsGV200.5 .M31 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23718583M
    ISBN 100642276714
    ISBN 109780642276711
    LC Control Number2009483533

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