Australia's Remarkable Trees

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The Miegunyah Press, 2009 - Nature - 253 pages
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Richly illustrated with remarkable photographs, this reference explores 50 of AustraliaÍs oldest, largest, and most unusual trees. From Elephantine Boabs in the Kimberley region and Ironbarks in Queensland to Strangler Figs in the northern rainforests and Shining Gums on AustraliaÍs icy mountains, this chronicle celebrates trees and encourages the protection and preservation of the worldÍs oldest and most magnificent living things. Teeming with fascinating facts and histories, this guide argues that these remarkable trees are national treasures and should be treated as such.


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Richard Allen is a journalist with more than 20 years of experience. His articles have been published in the Age, the Australian Financial Review, BRW, Good Weekend Magazine, and the Sunday Telegraph UK. He is the author of Recollections of a Remarkable Age and Shimmering Spokes: One AustralianÍs 16000 Kilometre Odyssey. Kimbal Baker is a freelance photographer with more than 30 years of experience. His images have been published in many Australian and overseas publications while working for Agence France-Presse and ACP publications. He is the author of The Capital Golf Club, Golf Courses of the Mornington Peninsula, Grammar, Moonah Links, and The National Golf Club.

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