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Touring the River Murray
1 Touring the River Murray
Australia Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc 1986 0909697175 / 9780909697174 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
121 indexed pages including b/w illustrations. A good guide to the River Murray. The Murray River or River Murray is Australia's longest river. This book addresses many things you need to know about the Murray River. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Innocents in the Dry Valleys: An Account of the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition, 1958-59, Bull, Colin
2 Bull, Colin Innocents in the Dry Valleys: An Account of the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition, 1958-59
New Zealand Victoria University Press 2009 1602230714 / 9781602230712 1st Edition Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
267 indexed pages including b/w & colour illustrations. In the summer of 1958, physicist Colin Bull, along with a biologist and two undergraduate geology students from Victoria University of Wellington, launched an exploration of the Dry Valleys of Victoria Land, Antarctica the first of what has become an annual expedition spanning the past fifty years. With Innocents in Dry Valleys Bull recounts the story of that first, shoestring expedition, bringing a dry wit and a clear appreciation of youthful bravado to accounts of adverse conditions, recurrent dangers, funding snafus, and bureaucratic meddling. Innocents in Dry Valleys is a winning account of a landmark expedition, sure to interest scientists and armchair explorers alike. Full contents; An idea; Loife in Noo Zillun; Dear Sir, I write on behalf...; Go. No, stop! No, go! Scott Base; Landed gentry; An enigmatic lake and a remarkable saga; A trip to the seaside; And the walk back 'home' again; Alone for a short while, maybe; The end. Wait for the applause; Aftermath. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Hiking in Japan: An Adventurer's Guide to the Mountain Trails, Hunt, Paul
3 Hunt, Paul Hiking in Japan: An Adventurer's Guide to the Mountain Trails
Japan Kodansha International 4770013930 / 9784770013934 Updated & Revised Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
206 pages including b/w illustrations. This book guides you away from the roads to the top of the mountains, through beautiful, usually volcanic scenery few foreign eyes have seen. Natural or planted forest covers more than 60% of Japan, and there are 28 National Parks, in which plant and animal species are protected and tourist development limited. The detailed, practical hiking guides are enhanced by the geologist author's descriptions of the landforms (Japan is still a volatile, volcanic land), climate, fauna, and flora. There are hikes for the fit and unfit alike, but even the most challenging can usually be adapted to the novice's needs. Includes maps, information of budget accommodation, where to buy camping and hiking equipment, and a Japanese language guide. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A Falcon Guide Basic Essentials Map and Compass, Jacobson, Cliff
4 Jacobson, Cliff A Falcon Guide Basic Essentials Map and Compass
U.S.A. Falcon Pr Pub Co 2007 0762740167 / 9780762740161 3rd Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Very Good 12mo 
83 indexed pages including illustrations. An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. It details the use of both Orienteering compasses & simple compasses to address the specific needs of recreational out doors people. This book instructs on relocating a favorite fishing spot or portage; finding your way from your deer stand to your car with a simple road map. Use your compass at night. Update out-of-date maps. Be aware of the differences between U.S. maps & Canadian maps. Get off the most commonly traveled paths & streams & away from the intrusion of other people in your search for Wilderness & Solitude. In addition, discover techniques for: Choosing and using the right type of compass; Using a map and compass in concert with a GPS receiver; Reading and understanding contour lines and other map features;Plotting a course and finding your way through the wilderness Using the stars to navigate rivers, streams, and trails at night Finding and ordering the maps you need. The mission of this book is to provide the essential knowledge needed to experience a safe, enjoyable trip into the wilderness. Cliff Jacobson is one of North America’s most respected outdoors writers and wilderness guides. His experiences as a professional outfitter and canoeing consultant have been translated into more than a dozen top-selling books on camping, canoeing, navigation, and outdoors skills. 
Price: 12.50 AUD
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5 Jean Edgecombe; Isobel Bennet Discovering Norfolk Island
Australia Pacific Maps 1983 0959687041 / 9780959687040 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo Signed by Authors
90 pages including colured and b/w illustrations and bibliography. Coveres discovery and history, Norfolk Island today, communications, natural history, natural beauty. There is an inscription in the inside front cover. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Flinders Ranges, Nicol, Stuart
6 Nicol, Stuart Flinders Ranges
Australia Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc 1992 0909697221 / 9780909697228 12th Edition Revised Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
128 indexed pages including b/w and coloured illustrations. A good guide to the Flinders Ranges are the largest mountain range in South Australia, which starts approximately 366 km north of Adelaide. A trip to the Flinders Ranges is something every Australian should experience. Moderate wear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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South East: Discovering South Australia, Nicol, Stuart
7 Nicol, Stuart South East: Discovering South Australia
Australia Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc 1991 0909697213 / 9780909697211 2nd Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
137 indexed pages including b/w and coloured illustrations. A good guide to the South East of South Australia. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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