Exploring A Wild Australian Coast

On the South Coast of New South Wales

By Klaus Hueneke

In this book, often humorous and sometimes intimate observations of Australia's wildlife, people, and places are interwoven with aspects of natural history, botany, ecology, and geography. The book is based on 20 years of first hand experiences from numerous camping, walking, surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking trips along the South Coast of New South Wales. The writing is poetic, personal, candid, and richly descriptive. It includes encounters with numerous animals and plants - cuckoos, terns, owls, snakes, sugar gliders, manta rays, dolphins, whales, emus, dingos, cicadas, ant lions, ticks, lace monitors, strangler figs, and prickly pears - along with the perspectives of Australian bushwalkers, canoeists, young lovers, park rangers, and botanists. The book also contains a handy index and an appendix listing large-scale maps between Jervis Bay and Eden. [Subject: Australian Studies, Natural History, Travel]

Publication Date: 10/15/2014
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781925078299