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The Tamar Valley orcharding boom 1900-1920

Walker, MJ 2018 , 'The Tamar Valley orcharding boom 1900-1920', in J Cassidy (ed.), Devoit Talks , Foot & Playsted Pty Ltd, Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 47-58.

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In the early 1900s northern Tasmania's Tamar Valley experienced an unprecedentedboom in land speculation for orcharding. The boom gathered pace about 1900and continued until the early 1920s by which time nearly a million apple trees hadbeen planted in the numerous orchards along the river's banks.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors/Creators:Walker, MJ
Keywords: history, culture, environment
Publisher: Foot & Playsted Pty Ltd
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Copyright 2018 Jill Cassidy

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