The Resource A year on the Great Barrier Reef : the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations, by C.M. Yonge

A year on the Great Barrier Reef : the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations, by C.M. Yonge

Label
A year on the Great Barrier Reef : the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations
Title
A year on the Great Barrier Reef
Title remainder
the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations
Statement of responsibility
by C.M. Yonge
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Includes mention of Indigenous staff p.26, 28-31, 116, 124; Aboriginal knowledge of the stonefish p. 95; Thursday Island p. 163; description of the Torres Strait islands, people and history p. 174-199; collection of Bech-de-mer and fishing for Trochus p. 211, 213, 218; image 'Aboriginal Settlement in the foothills near Mossman' facing p. 39; images of Mer Island including death feast, stonefish traps, Werir and Weres for sardine fishing, cast nets, and harpoon platform facing p. 184, 185, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194; native drawings of harpoon and platform, catching a turtle facing p. 196; native drawings of catching sucker-fish facing p. 198; image 'Natives diving for Trochus' facing p. 211; image 'Crew of a Torres Strait boat' facing p. 212
Cataloging source
ANL
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1899-1986
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Yonge, C. M.
Dewey number
551.424
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corals
  • Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Label
A year on the Great Barrier Reef : the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations, by C.M. Yonge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Index
  • Reprinted 1931
  • Has "Appendix: Personnel and scientific publications of the Great Barrier Reef expedition" p.237-240
Control code
000005117168
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 246 p., 51 leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Other physical details
ill., folded maps
System control number
(OCoLC)220052926
Label
A year on the Great Barrier Reef : the story of corals and of the greatest of their creations, by C.M. Yonge
Publication
Note
  • Index
  • Reprinted 1931
  • Has "Appendix: Personnel and scientific publications of the Great Barrier Reef expedition" p.237-240
Control code
000005117168
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 246 p., 51 leaves of plates
Governing access note
Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Received from the Tom Austen Brown collection.
Other physical details
ill., folded maps
System control number
(OCoLC)220052926

Library Locations

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      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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