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Author Douglas, Kirsty

Title Pictures of time beneath : science, heritage and the uses of the deep past / Kirsty Douglas
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2010
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 215 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents pt. 1. 'Like a precious cameo': Hallett Cove, geological heritage and the glaciological imagination -- pt. 2. Dirt, bones and the Diprotodons of Lake Callabonna: discovering the lost worlds of vertebrate palaeontology -- pt. 3. Lake Mungo, human antiquity and the watered mind: reading the scripture of the landscape
Summary Glaciers in Adelaide, cow-sized wombats, monster kangaroos, desert dunespunctuated with freshwater mussels, oases, inland seas: this diverse group ofdeep-time imaginings is the subject of Pictures of Time Beneath, an analysis of theways in which landscapes and landforms are interpreted to realise certain visions ofthe land, the nation and the past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-206) and index
Notes English
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Subject Historical geology -- Australia
Cultural property -- Australia
Landscapes -- Australia
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- General.
Cultural property.
Historical geology.
Callabonna, Lake, Region (S.A.)
Halletts Cove (S.A.)
Willandra Lakes Region (N.S.W.)
New South Wales -- Willandra Lakes Region.
South Australia -- Halletts Cove.
Form Electronic book
Author CSIRO (Australia)
LC no. 2010551538
ISBN 9780643100251