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Published by Western Australian Museum in Perth, W.A .
Written in English



  • Western Australia,
  • Australia


  • Explorers -- Australia -- Western Australia -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Western Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90) and index.

StatementHazel Biggs.
ContributionsWestern Australian Museum.
LC ClassificationsDU372.A2 B54 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL413050M
ISBN 100730983951
LC Control Number98115479

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