Wild Places of Greater Melbourne
Csiro Publishing, 1 de nov de 1999 - 224 páginas
Within the Greater Melbourne region there are a remarkable number of places where you can lose yourself in a forest, walk on a deserted beach or watch wildlife in their native environment. This 224-page full colour guide introduces 30 of Melbourne's magnificent 'wild places' selected from national parks, state forests and conservation reserves, all within an hour-and-a-half drive of the centre of Melbourne. Co-produced by CSIRO Publishing and Museum Victoria, Wild Places of Greater Melbourne provides authoritative information on natural habitats and the animals and plants that live there. The book is written at a level that everyone can understand and is stunningly illustrated with more than 200 colour photos, many specially commissioned by some of our leading photographers. Wild Places of Greater Melbourne is designed both for people who live in Melbourne, as well as those who are just visiting for a short while. Every reader will find a wealth of useful information that will help them enjoy greater Melbourne's wonderful natural heritage.
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