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Arid lands of Australia : proceedings of a symposium held in the Academy of Science, Canberra, May 1969

Slatyer, R. O (ed.)


Three-quarters of the Australian continent is arid or semi-arid. History has shown that man{u2019}s utilisation of arid lands has, in general, caused progressive deterioration of the natural vegetation, the animal resources, and finally the landscape itself. Already settlement in Australia{u2019}s arid lands bears all too evident witness to damage and degradation. Each additional use of these lands - for grazing, farming, mining - tends to distort the extremely delicate ecological balance of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 1969
Type: Book


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