Bushwalking in Queensland

Harper, Melissa (2010) Bushwalking in Queensland. Queensland Historical Atlas, .

Author Harper, Melissa
Title Bushwalking in Queensland
Journal name Queensland Historical Atlas
ISSN 1838-708X
Publication date 2010-12-21
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status
Total pages 1 article
Place of publication St Lucia, QLD, Australia
Publisher The University of Queensland
Language eng
Subject Original Creative Work - Other
Formatted abstract
From the earliest days of settlement Europeans could be found strolling, rambling, tramping and trekking in the Australian bush for pleasure. With its dense rainforests, desert gorges, extensive mountain ranges, tropical islands, and wild rivers Queensland had much to offer the bushwalker intent on active recreation and communion with nature. The McPherson Range, the Atherton tablelands, the Daintree rainforests and the Capricorn Coast, each home to spectacular scenery, varied ecosystems and distinctive wildlife, became popular destinations for those who liked to travel on foot for pleasure.

Bushwalking did, however, take its time to develop broad appeal in Queensland, much longer than was the case in its southern counterparts...
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

 
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