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The Great Barrier Reef : History, Science, Heritage - James Bowen

The Great Barrier Reef : History, Science, Heritage


Published: December 2004
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One of the world's natural wonders, the Great Barrier Reef stretches more than 2000 kilometres in a maze of coral reefs and islands along Australia's north-eastern coastline. Now unfolding the fascinating story behind its mystique this book provides for the first time a comprehensive cultural and ecological history of European impact, from early voyages of discovery to the most recent developments in Reef science and management. Incisive and a delight to read in its thorough account of the scientific, social and environmental consequences of European impact on the world's greatest coral reef system, this extraordinary book is sure to become a classic.

ISBN: 9780511055881
ISBN-10: 0511055889
Audience: Professional
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 474
Published: December 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press