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Murray River : One River, Many Lands - Shane Strudwick

Murray River

One River, Many Lands

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Published: 7th March 2012
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The illustrated story of Australia’s greatest river, that captures all the romance, history and colour of the Murray -- paddle steamers, bushrangers, homesteads, Aboriginal culture, the mallee, 36 different river towns, megafauna, the ancient ocean, Murray-Darling Basin, icons of the Murray, Discover Murray River Trail, ancient fossilised cliffs, Bridges of the Murray, proud architecture, explorers, legends, floods and pioneers, Captain Charles Sturt, irrigation of the Murray River, dams, barrages and reservoirs, locks and weirs, landscapes of the Murray River, souvenirs of our past, abundant wildlife, houseboating, Lake Cullulleraine, Australian pelicans, classic Aussie pubs, sheep and wool, pioneer museums, Ponde - the Ngurunderi Dreaming, great Murray River Cod, signs from the region, Snowy Mountains Scheme, mist and fog, Murray River Red Gums, Australia’s wine garden, local and fresh produce, Murray River at night and more.

About the Author

Shane Strudwick has been photographing the Murray River and Mallee region for this book for over 6 years starting in 2004. He′s aiming to reveal a small part of the secrets, stories, character and connections of this wonderful region for you to enjoy. The stunning, unique and sometimes quirky images show a landscape and communities that have diversity, strength and beauty not seen anywhere in the world. As the Murray River has been through significant drought and stress this book shows you there′s a lot more to the river than meets the eyes.

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  • Easy to understand (4)
  • Well written (4)

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    5.0

    Awesome

    By River rider

    from Bacchus Marsh

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    Pros

    • A Great Insight
    • Beautiful photography
    • Easy To Understand
    • Informative
    • Inspirational
    • Relevant
    • This is a must have book
    • Well Written

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      Comments about Murray River:

      This is a must have book for anyone interested in our mighty Murray River. A great resource of information.

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      4.0

      Excellent service, great book

      By Nan

      from Grovedale

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      • Easy To Understand
      • Informative
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        Comments about Murray River:

        Prompt delivery, arrived well packaged so as not damage book, would buy through Booktopia again.

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        5.0

        Great Insight

        By Susie

        from Wingham Australia

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        Pros

        • Deserves Multiple Readings
        • Easy To Understand
        • Informative
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          Comments about Murray River:

          Great insight to Murray River and surrounds covering things to do, what to see and the history. Amazing photos.

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          4.0

          beautiful!

          By Sam

          from Adelaide SA

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          Pros

          • A keeper
          • Informative

          Cons

          • Not Enough On The Wildlif

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          we travelled a tiny portion of the Might Murray with this book in front of us and it certainly added to the pleasure of our journey. would have liked some more pictures & details of the birds & wildlife.

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          4.0

          Indespensable

          By GypsyRom

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            A must have for Trekkers along the Murray

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            ISBN: 9780733330896
            ISBN-10: 0733330894
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 176
            Published: 7th March 2012
            Publisher: ABC Books
            Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.4  x 1.3
            Weight (kg): 0.77