101 Best Australian Beaches

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NewSouth Publishing, 2012 - Travel - 260 pages
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Which Australian beach is made entirely of shells, millions of them, several metres deep? Which beach has the biggest waves? Where is the world’s biggest sand dune? And why does Australia have the best beaches on the planet? This book answers all of those questions and more. Between them, authors Andy Short and Brad Farmer have visited every one of Australia’s 11,761 mainland beaches, making them uniquely qualified to tell us which are the ones we have to see before we die. This superbly illustrated and thoroughly researched book will make you want to start the journey right now.

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About the author (2012)

Andrew Short is a beach expert and the author of 12 books, including The Australia Coast, and hundreds of scientific publications on the subject. Brad Farmer is the coauthor of the first Surfing Guide to Australia and the founder of Ocean Care Day, the Surfrider Foundation, and the National and World Surfing Reserves movements. He has written for Tracks magazine for 25 years and has been to every accessible beach in Australia.

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