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Conservation, timber and perceived values at Mt Field, Tasmania.


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Kiernan, K (2002) Conservation, timber and perceived values at Mt Field, Tasmania. In: Australia's Ever-changing Forests V. Australia's Ever-changing Forests, V . Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, ANU, Canberra, Australia, pp. 209-228. ISBN 086740 5309

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Mt Field is a small mountain plateau the highest point of which, Mt Field
West (1434 mettes), overlooks a production forest in the Florentine Valley
that today isolates it from the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
While biodiversity has become the driving force in contemporary namre
conservation, it was the scenic values of a landform, Russell Falls, now a
Tasmanian tourism icon, that first ttiggered conservation initiatives in this
part of Tasmania.

Item Type: Book Section
Publisher: Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, ANU
Page Range: pp. 209-228
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Copyright © 2002 CRES - Proceedings of the fifth National Conference on Australian Forest History.

Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2010 05:59
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:12
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