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Climbing Areas - Fontainebleau, List of Climbing Areas, Mount Arapiles, Stawamus Chief, Morialta Conservation Park, Ramanagara (Paperback) Loot Price: R664
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Climbing Areas - Fontainebleau, List of Climbing Areas, Mount Arapiles, Stawamus Chief, Morialta Conservation Park, Ramanagara...

Climbing Areas - Fontainebleau, List of Climbing Areas, Mount Arapiles, Stawamus Chief, Morialta Conservation Park, Ramanagara (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 134. Not illustrated. Chapters: Fontainebleau, List of Climbing Areas, Mount Arapiles, Stawamus Chief, Morialta Conservation Park, Ramanagara, Saxon Switzerland, Ramanagara District, Troll Wall, Potrero Chico, Frog Buttress, Nun Kun, Climbing Area, La Huasteca Climbing Area, Skaha Bluffs, Cirque of the Unclimbables, Ith, Rattlesnake Point, Bluff Knoll, El Chorro, Adr pach-Teplice Rocks, Falkenstein, Railay Beach, Penasblancas, Mount Nemo Conservation Area, Mi ja Pe, Cougar Canyon, El Salto Climbing Area, Dreamtime Boulder, Climbing Locations in India, Zemu Gap Peak, Bas Cuvier, Gorges D'apremont, Turalli, Northcliff Hill. Excerpt: Mount Arapiles - Map of Mount Arapiles, Victoria.The Djurid Balug aboriginal clan inhabited the nearby area for thousands of years prior to the European colonisation of Australia. They used the mountain's hard sandstone for making various stone tools, and found shelter in its many gullies and small caves. Following European settlement in the mid 1840s, the Djurid Balud were displaced from the area, leading to the breaking up of the clan. The loss of the resources that the mountain provided, the ravages of European disease, and armed clashes with the settlers were all contributing factors. By the early 1870s, the last of the Djurid Balud had been relocated to mission stations. Some of their descendants still live in the area and there are also a number of archaeological sites nearby. Indeed, a survey of Mount Arapiles in 1992 located no less than 42 Aboriginal archaeological sites, including "quarries" for hard stone for implements, scarred trees and rock art sites. The European colonisation of Australia also brought with it many explorers to chart the new lands. The first recorded ascent of Arapiles was on 23 July 1836, by its European discoverer, Major Thomas Mitchell. He named the landmark after the...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-76863-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-76863-2
Barcode: 9781156768631

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