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Title Exploring central Australia : society, the environment and the 1894 Horn Expedition / edited by S.R. Morton and D.J. Mulvaney
Published Chipping Norton, N.S.W. : Surrey Beatty & Sons, 1996

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Description x, 398 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 31 cm
Contents "A splendid lot of fellows" / D.J. Mulvaney -- The social and intellectual context of the 1890s / T. Griffiths -- The Horn Expedition's place among nineteenth century inland expeditions / P. Jones -- Through Larapinta Land / B. Hill -- John Alexander Watt / D.F. Branagan -- Prehistory and human ecology in central Australia / M.A. Smith -- Central Australian aboriginal stone knives / R. Graham and P. Thorley -- The dynamic century before the Horn Expedition / R.G. Kimber
Behind the botany of the Horn Expedition / L. Gillbank and S. Maroske -- Knowledge of relict plants in central Australia / P.K. Latz -- The contribution of the Horn Expedition to our knowledge of terrestrial invertebrates in central Australia / A.L. Yen -- The interrelationship of hydrogeology and landform in central Australia / G. Jacobson -- The plant communities of central Australia / G. Griffin and M. Friedel -- Aquatic ecosystems in central Australia / J.A. Davis -- The uncertain climate and its effects on biota / A.E. Newsome, N. Nicholls and T.J. Hobbs -- Mammals of the MacDonnell Ranges area / D.F. Gibson and J.R. Cole -- Dalhousie Springs / D.H. Noack -- A history of vertebrate fauna observations in central Australia / J.A. Kerle and M.R. Fleming -- Biogeographic patterns in inland Australia / M. Stafford Smith, J. West and K. Thiele -- Central Australia / S.R. Morton and B.D. Foran
Rationing the inexplicable / T. Rowse -- The role of aboriginal ecological knowledge in the Horn Expedition and contemporary ecological research / L. Baker and B.J. Nesbitt -- An aboriginal perspective / G. Briscoe -- More than mere facts / H. Morphy -- Tate's palaeontological observations with reference to the geological work of the Horn Expedition / P.F. Murray -- The contributions of the Horn Expedition and cave deposits to knowledge of the original mammal fauna of central Australia / A. Baynes and K.A. Johnson -- Baldwin Spencer's post-Horn Expedition collectors in central Australia / J.H. Calaby
Summary Edited volume exploring topics related to the centenary of the Horn Expedition,Central Australia; papers by Kimber, Morphy, Briscoe, Jones, Baker, Rowse, Graham, Smith, Hill and Mulvaney annotated separately
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia (1894)
Horn Scientific Expedition to Central Australia
Natural history -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Natural history -- Australia.
Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- History.
Scientific expeditions -- Australia -- Central Australia.
Scientific expeditions -- Australia.
Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Central Australia -- Discovery and exploration.
Author Morton, S. R.
Mulvaney, D. J. (Derek John), 1925-2016.
LC no. 97165096
ISBN 0949324671
Other Titles Horn Expedition