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Natural history of the Flinders Ranges

Natural history of the Flinders Ranges

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Published by Libraries Board of South Australia in association with the Dept. of Adult Education, University of Adelaide in Adelaide .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Flinders Ranges (S. Aust.)
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Australia -- Flinders Ranges (S. Aust.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 355-356.

      Statementedited by D. W. P. Corbett.
      ContributionsCorbett, David, ed., Libraries Board of South Australia., University of Adelaide. Dept. of Adult Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH197 .N38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 356 p.
      Number of Pages356
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4965806M
      LC Control Number76455713

      Dust On The Horizon (Flinders Ranges Series #2), Heart of the Country (Flinders Ranges Series #1), and Jewel in the North (Flinders Ranges Series #3). The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) in partnership with the Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) has published a series of high quality map books covering most of South Australia, including Southern Flinders Ranges. The second edition of the map books are produced by DEWNR and are known as Emergency Services Map Books, and includes a Mid North book.

      Flinders Ranges Natural History Tour. Graded: Moderate Walks: Lots of short, easy-moderate walks including uneven/rocky ground and gentle hills. 9 nights accommodation Focus: Natural History of the Flinders Ranges Destinations: Flinders Ranges, South Australia Educational discovery level: Moderate / High Photo Gallery and Stories and Comments. The Flinders Ranges have for a long time been a. Stretching over more t hectares, Ikara-Flinders Ranges is an extremely special place. Seemingly the gateway to the South Australian Outback, this part of the land is filled with history and culture, as well as spectacular natural beauty with beautiful gorges, some of the worlds oldest geological and fossil sites, and many significant and sacred sites of the local Adnyamathanha.

        The Flinders Ranges. The Flinders Ranges is a km long region of mountain ranges in the South Australian Outback with southern, central and northern areas full of natural attractions, historic sites and areas of cultural significance. The heritage-listed Innamincka Regional Reserve park headquarters and interpretation centre gives an insight into the natural history of the area, Aboriginal people, European settlement and Australia's most famous explorers, Burke and Wills. PHONE WEBSITE BOOK NOW Innamincka, Flinders Ranges, South Australia, [email protected.


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The Natural History of the Flinders Ranges Paperback – January 1, by D. Corbett (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: Libraries Board of South Australia.

Natural history of the Flinders Ranges. Adelaide, Libraries Board of South Australia in association with the Dept. of Adult Education, University of Adelaide, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David Corbett; Libraries Board of South Australia.; University of Adelaide.

Department of Adult Education. Field Guides & Natural History Mammals Mammals: General The Story of the Flinders Ranges Mammals Field / Identification Guide Out of Print. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Natural history of the Flinders Ranges.

[Place of publication not identified]: Royal Society of South Australia, The Natural History of the Flinders Ranges is a collection of topics which includes: History of Exploration and Settlement: Geology: Colourful and Exotic Minerals of the Flinders Ranges.

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The Flinders Ranges are the largest mountain range in South Australia, which starts about km ( mi) north of Adelaide. The discontinuous ranges stretch for over km ( mi) from Port Pirie to Lake Callabonna. The Adnyamathanha people are the Aboriginal group who have inhabited the range for tens of thousands of years.

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The natural history of the Flinders Ranges. Corbett, D. P., editor. Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia, Octavo, illustrations, folding map, softcover.

The Flinders Ranges of South Australia epitomises the beauty and sheer grandeur of Australia’s quintessent, desert washed mountains offer the adventurous traveller a vast array of experiences.

Amongst the many craggy peaks and cool tree-lined gorges that are part and parcel of this chain of ranges, ancient Aboriginal art vies with the wildlife and the rich European heritage to.

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Fascinating geological history is easily seen and explained as are the diverse plants and animals which inhabit these largely arid hills. The Ediacara Hills in the northern Flinders Ranges is the site of discovery of some of the oldest fossil evidence of animal life.

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Particularly extraordinary are the fossils and geology of the Flinders Ranges, which display the history of our planet and the evolution of life on Earth. Some of this critical evidence spans more than million years and includes the world’s finest example of the Ediacaran explosion of life, when the earliest forms of complex multicellular animal life evolved.

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Even harder to imagine is a time million years ago when the Flinders Ranges in South Australia were created. At this time, great forces of nature lifted the entire east coast of Australia clear out of the sea creating a deep inland hollow. The vibrant colours that changed with the light, the natural amphitheatre of Wilpena Pound, the rocky mountain ranges, craggy outcrops and ancient cliffs are all part of this majestic Flinders Ranges National Park, or ‘Ikara’ as it is known to the Adnyamathanha people, the traditional owners of this land – ‘Ikara’ meaning ‘Meeting Place’.Wilpena Pound, also known by its Adnyamathanha name of Ikara, meaning "meeting place", is a natural amphitheatre of mountains located kilometres ( mi) north of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in the heart of the Flinders Ranges National Pound is accessed via a sealed road which continues on to the northern Flinders Ranges town of Blinman and to the south, Hawker.