Mount Etna: mining or recreation?

Gistitin, Carol (2009). Mount Etna: mining or recreation?. In: Felicity McKenzie, Journeys through Queensland History: Landscape, Place and Society. Proceedings of the Professional Historians Association (Queensland) conference. Professional Historians Association Queensland Conference, St.Lucia, QLD, Australia, (77-87). 3-4 September, 2009.

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Author Gistitin, Carol
Title of paper Mount Etna: mining or recreation?
Conference name Professional Historians Association Queensland Conference
Conference location St.Lucia, QLD, Australia
Conference dates 3-4 September, 2009
Proceedings title Journeys through Queensland History: Landscape, Place and Society. Proceedings of the Professional Historians Association (Queensland) conference
Place of Publication St.Lucia, QLD, Australia
Publisher Professional Historians Association (Queensland)
Publication Year 2009
Sub-type Fully published paper
ISBN 9780646519197
Editor Felicity McKenzie
Start page 77
End page 87
Total pages 11
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary The campaign to save the limestone caves at Mount Etna, about 22 kilometres north of Rockhampton, their bats and the semi-evergreen vine thicket around them from destruction through mining is the longest environmental campaign ever waged in Australia. This paper outlines some aspects of the campaign, which sought to preserve an arresting landscape, home to some very special animals, in the face of competition from miners in an era when the economic ethos placed mining ahead of environmental concerns...
Subjects 430101 History - Australian
Keyword Etna, Mount (Qld.)
Caves -- Queensland -- Etna, Mount.
Limestone -- Queensland -- Etna, Mount.
Nature conservation -- Queensland -- Mount Etna district.
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes "Marking the sesquicentenary of Queensland 1859-2009". Authors prepub title: "Governments and the green challenge: Mount Etna and Iwasaki".

 
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