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Author Rolls, Eric C.

Title Australia : a biography, the beginnings from the cosmos to the genesis of Gondwana, and its rivers, forests, flora, fauna, and fecundity / Eric Rolls
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2000


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  994.01 Rol/Aab  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents I. Infinity -- II. Australia Finite -- III. Australia Floral -- IV. Australia Faunal -- V. Australia Fecund
Summary The first of a two book project, this book entitled Beginnings covers the formation of the cosmos, planet Earth, Gondwanaland and ultimately Australia. In glowing prose the author describes the evolution of Australia's forests, rivers, flora and fauna. The book ends at the arrival of the first waves of human settlement
Analysis Native animals
Native plants
Notes Includes index
Subject Rolls, Eric C. (Eric Charles), 1923-2007
Botany -- Australia -- History.
Natural history -- Australia -- History.
Paleobotany -- Australia.
Paleogeography -- Australia.
Paleography -- Australia.
Paleontology -- Australia.
Zoology -- Australia -- History.
Gondwana (Continent)
Australia -- History -- To 1788.
Australia -- History.
ISBN 0702229113