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A Portrait of Australia: Outback

  • ISBN-13: 9781925694789
  • Publisher: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
    Imprint: AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
  • Author: Australian Geographic
  • Price: AUD $19.95
  • Stock: 291 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 08/03/2018
  • Format: Paperback (303.00mm X 265.00mm) 48 pages Weight: 380g
  • Categories: People & places (Children's / Teenage) [YNM]Interest age: from c 9 years [5AK]
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More of a space than a place, the outback is where big blue skies meet a red-dirt horizon. If the bush is where we've developed our country sense of community outside the major cities, where the heck then is the outback? The beguiling but often unsatisfactory answer is that it's nowhere but everywhere: close to nothing and a long way from everything. Travel with Australian Geographic through the 6 million sq. km that could be called outback - with a resident population of no more than 60,000 but an ever-growing number of visitors. Once you could travel for weeks without seeing a soul, but these days even the outback's iconic Birdsville Track is a two-lane graded highway where you'll find it hard to be alone.
* Part of a four-book series that paints an authentic portrait of Australia, based on stories from 30 years of the Australin Geographic journal * Features stunning photography from the Australian Geographic photo library * Incorporates Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priorities of sustainability, Australia’s relationship with Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures





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