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Back of Bourke : a study of the appraisal and settlement of the semi-arid plains of eastern Australia

Heathcote, Ronald Leslie


The nineteenth century European invasion of the world* s temperate grasslands brought the prospective settlers into contact with novel environments, adaptation to which imposed severe strains upon traditional techniques of land use and traditional appraisals of land quality. The eventual settlement of these lands was achieved only after considerable modifications had been made to those techniques and appraisals and several studies have been made of the processes of modification in North...[Show more]

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Date published: 1962
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6cfd734e712


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