By: Simon Kleinig (Author)
320 pages, b/w illustrations
Frenchmans Cap – a prominent mountain in the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, Western Tasmania, Australia, and one of the world's great wilderness destinations – comes vividly to life in this collection of stories which define the mountain's journey from its geological genesis through colonial times to the modern era. Along the way, a colourful procession of personalities join in: escaping convicts and bushrangers, explorers and gold fossickers, miners and piners. More recently, this towering quartzite peak has increasingly attracted photographers, rock climbers and bushwalkers. It has been a journey often accompanied by struggle and controversy, as protesters and nature lovers from all over the world fought to preserve this unique wilderness for future generations. A well known feature to the Tasmanian Aboriginal people, Frenchmans Cap continues to both challenge and inspire today.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
Vastly superior to the Amazon offering. Recommended unreservedly.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985