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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 Ships in the Coral : Explorers, Wrecks and Traders of the Northern Australian Coast
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This is a comprehensive collection of factual tales of shipwrecks, cyclones, mutinies, the pearling and trepang industries, Aboriginal and Islander resistance, black-birding, hermits and renegades and other colourful events and people of the northern Australian coasts, with associated islands and reefs. The stories begin with legendary arrivals and sixteenth-century European landfalls on the Western Australian coast and end with increasing industrialisation and the beginnings of marine archaeology of the 1960s.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1976 .
      Extent: x, 337p.p.
      Description: illus. (b&w) ports. maps
      ISBN: 0207153108 hbk.
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  • Australian seas,
  • Great Barrier Reef, Australian seas,
  • Torres Straits, Australian seas,
  • Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Dongara - Geraldton - Northampton area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
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