The most comprehensive book
ever written on Australian Deserts - it defines them, those that
aren't and challenges you to think about what you dream of
seeing and get to see.
Winner The Best Book Based Product Award and the Prestigious
Graham Stanton Award for Excellence at the IMTA (International
Map Trade Association) Conference and Trade Show at the Gold
Ian Glover's 30 years as a motoring/remote area travel
journalist and Len Zell's science training, guide books written
and educational experiences provide an enormously valuable
resource for those wanting the best experience of our deserts.
Lavishly illustrated with more than 600 colour photographs on
gloss paper throughout
Complete atlas of Australia at 1:1,000,000
Spiral bound A4
Fold out front cover with Key diagram for maps and fold out of
Legend for maps on back cover
Plants and animals guides – with 94 plants and 196 animals
Trek and site notes for 33 primary tracks in our deserts and
Not only is the text accurate and highly informative, the
pictures superb, the plant and animal guides exciting and the
strip and atlas maps brilliant but also it is in a spiral bound
form allowing easy use in the Navigator's seat.
Selling for only $59.95 this is exceptional buying for a gift or
the traveller and is available here online or at all good book
and map shops. Best Desert & Savannah Tracks
(with Ian Glover)
Lavishly illustrated with more than 550 colour photographs on
gloss paper throughout
Perfect bound A5
For student, beachcomber or child
Unique species finder
In the footsteps of Bennett and Dakin
With Bibliography and index
The Great Barrier Reef really
is like nowhere else on earth. For many of us, the thought of it
conjures up images of beautiful azure waters teeming with
colourful fish against a background of coral of every shape,
colour and form imaginable. Yet there is so much more to the
Great Barrier Reef than this. It is a massive, complex
ecosystem, and one that has gone through enormous changes
throughout the history and evolution of our planet.
Produced in partnership with the BBC’s The Great Barrier Reef
television series, the book takes you on a journey along 2,300km
of Australia’s north-eastern coastline, through the diverse
range of habitats that make up this extraordinary water world.
Along the way, discover how the Great Barrier Reef was formed,
learn about life on the Reef and meet the plants and animals
that inhabit it. The Great Barrier Reef also looks at the
environmental challenges facing this incredibly delicate
ecosystem, and what the future may hold.
Illustrated in spectacular full-colour photography throughout,
The Great Barrier Reef also features hints and tips on how to
make the most out of any trip to the Reef, making it the
ultimate guide to one of the most treasured natural wonders of
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.
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).
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
This is essential
reading for anyone wanting to explore our last great wilderness
: The Kimberley Coast of North West Australia.
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
ROADKILL - Australian Wildlife
Roadkill was short listed for the 2007 Whitley Award for significant contribution
to Australian zoology.
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