The Resource The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt, F. D. McCarthy and R. L. Specht

The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt, F. D. McCarthy and R. L. Specht

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The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt
Title
The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt
Statement of responsibility
F. D. McCarthy and R. L. Specht
Title variation
Snake Woman story
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Language
eng
Summary
Background to 1948 American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land; summary of research work undertaken at Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt; 'Snake Woman Story of Hemple Bay' as told to Fred McCarthy and Ray Specht by two informants; discusses study of plant ecology, geology and wave deposits at Hemple Bay and relationship to story; tsunami, about four hundred years ago, which may be basis of 'Snake Woman Story; sketch map of Groote Eylandt and of Snake Woman Point, Hemple Bay
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1905-1997
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McCarthy, Frederick D.
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1924-
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Specht, R. L.
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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land
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The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt, F. D. McCarthy and R. L. Specht
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 5-7
Extent
10, [2] leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
R. L. Specht
Other physical details
map
Stock number
MAR02/124
Label
The 'Snake Woman story' of Hemple Bay, Groote Eylandt, F. D. McCarthy and R. L. Specht
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 5-7
Extent
10, [2] leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying & quotation. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
R. L. Specht
Other physical details
map
Stock number
MAR02/124

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