Australian Geographic, in Association with Woodslane Press is introducing a new series of photographic souvenir guides to some of Australia's most beautiful and iconic places. The 64-page large format books are full of vibrant photography, accompanied by a concise but fascinating commentary by one of Australia's most experienced travel writers. The third book in the series, the Australian Geographic Book of Tasmania is an indispensable reminder and souvenir for both international and Australian visitors to this very special place. Armchair travellers will pick it up time and again to whet their appetites and perhaps to plan their own visits.
Includes sections on geography, wildlife and culture, Hobart, Tasman Peninsula, Bruny Island, the south and western wilderness areas, Cradle Mountain and the Overland Track, the Central Plateau, the northwest coast, Launceston and Ben Lomond, the Bay of Fires, Freycinet.
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15 December 2018
Introduction Geography and geology Climate Human occupation Culture and Industry Animals and birds Plants and flowers Hobart Tasman Peninsula, Port Arthur and 3 Capes walk Bruny Island Southwest NP Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers NP and Strahan Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair NP Overland Track Walls of Jerusalem Central Plateau Tarkine/Arthur Pieman The Northwest Launceston and Ben Lomond NP Mt William NP and Bay of Fires Freycinet
Katrina O'Brien is the author of Australia's bestselling walking guide, Sydney's Best Harbour & Coastal Walks. She first fell in love with Tasmania while travelling and writing her way around Australia for two years as the co-author of the travel guides Footprint Australia Handbook and Footprint West Coast Handbook. When not researching and writing walking and travel guides Katrina is a book publishing consultant and has previously worked as Managing Editor for Murdoch Books and Penguin.