Len Zell
AuthorField and Marine Guide
~   reefs, islands, coast and deserts  ~


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Len is the perfect person to field guide you
 around the Australian deserts and coastline.



Flinders Island Tasmania

Flinders Island in Bass Strait is 70km long and 40km wide and is the jewel in the crown of islands that surrounds Tasmania. This 146 page glossy and full colour book aims to stimulate your imagination – rather than satisfy your curiosity.


To achieve this, Wild Discovery Guides - Flinders Island Tasmania includes comprehensive maps from Tasmap in lavish combination with more than 350 photographs and information rich chapters on Geology, Climate, Weather, Oceanography, Major Habitats, Human History, Northern, Central and Southern Flinders Island, Safety and Planning and Plants and Animals Guides.


The book has been designed to complement the efforts of the Flinders Island Tourism Association in their promotion of this superb holiday destination.


$34:95 +p&h

Flinders Island Tasmania

146 page glossy and full colour book - Maps (Tasmap).
350 photographs with a Plants and Animals Guide

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Rowley Shoals fishing and diving - ebook

Alvailable in .mobi and .epub formats

Great reference Guide to those visiting Rowley Shoals in Western Australia

The Rowley Shoals are listed on Australia's Commonwealth Heritage List because it "is regionally important for the diversity of its fauna which includes: corals (216 species in 52 genera); molluscs (260 species); echinoderms (90 species) and fish (485 species).

120 informative pages


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The Kimberley Coast

The Kimberley Coast
One of the largest coastal wilderness areas in the world. The 168 pages and 300 brilliant images with six superb maps in this book allow your journey through this Coast to be much more enjoyable and better informed


$35.95  +p&h
2nd Edition

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Ningaloo Reef - Shark Bay & Outback Pathways

The Shark Bay-Ningaloo Coast extends 600km from north to south and the Outback Pathways cover more than 3,000km of Outback roads, all exhibiting a stunning diversity of organisms and geological and human history. Habitats include oceanic, bay, sea floor, coral reef, seagrass meadows, mangroves, stromatolites, limestone caves, karst landforms, underground water masses, sand dunes, clay pans, mountain ranges, arid lands and desert.

The Outback Pathways are an exciting series of three self-drive road trails being the Wool Wagon Pathway, Kingsford Smith Mail Run and Miner’s Pathway.

This is essential reading for those who want to learn about this area, lead someone through the area or simply to go discover it yourself with this comprehensive guide

$35.95   +p&h


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ROADKILL - Australian Wildlife                Book Review - Bob Gosford "Crikey"
Roadkill was short listed for the 2007 Whitley Award for significant contribution
to Australian zoology.

$19.95 +p&h

This is the essential 'in-car' book for any road traveller in Australia. The book is an overview of the types of roadkill, hints on what to do with them, how to clean bugs off the car and an eclectic mix of other information - from road safety to recipes.

An unusual insight into the many aspects of Australia's very special fauna, albeit in a somewhat macabre way

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Rowley Shoals               

$19.95 +p&h

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Follow Len in the Desert  April/May 2013:



Middleton Min Min Lights Boulia Bedourie Birdsville


Birdsville to Simpson Desrt National Park via Eyre Creek



Simpson Desert Eastern boundary to Hay R Crossing turnoff



The Rig Road Simpson Desert



Approdinna Knolls to WAA Line and Rig Rd Simpson Desert



Simpson Desert Poepells Corner and to Knolls Track


Simpson Desert Rig Road to Dalhousie Springs



This is a wet run from Dalhousie Springs via the Pedirka, Moon and Painted Deserts!


Lake Hart to Port Lincoln


Port Lincoln to Eyre Peninsular and Coffin Bay

An "on tour" photo of  Len Zell taken by S Bedford



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