Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing, 2010. Oblong format, colour photographs, fine copy.
Combines visual appreciation of the region with accessible text about its intriguing natural history, its people and their histories.
The book is the centrepiece of a project that combines book, art exhibitions and web-based educational materials exploring the distinctive Desert Channels country in south-western Queensland. The region is the main source of all the desert rivers in arid Australia, and its rivers drain into Lake Eyre. The region includes the Channel Country and adjacent Simpson Desert and extends north east of Longreach to include Mound Springs country. Conservation here is portrayed in four dimensions: place, landscape, biodiversity and livelihood. Also available in paperback [stock id 32876].
Price: $60.00 AU