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The Resource Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast, edited by M McCarthy

Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast, edited by M McCarthy

Label
Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast
Title
Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast
Statement of responsibility
edited by M McCarthy
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shipwrecks with Aboriginal connections include SS Sunbeam (1892) (p. 164-165) which became part of a legend of the Gamberra people who believe it was sunk as payback by Unggud their ancestral snake spirit; SS Xantho subject of Aboriginal rock art galleries at Walga Rock and Cossack; Stefano (1875) wrecked on Ningaloo reef; two survivors assisted by and lived with Aboriginal people for 3 months; Emma (1867) carrying 5 or 6 Aboriginal passengers of which 2 or 3 had been sentenced to prison on Rottnest Island
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
910.45209941
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McCarthy, M
  • Western Australian Museum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batavia (Ship)
  • Zuytdorp (Ship)
  • Xantho (Ship)
  • Sunbeam (Ship)
  • Emma (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Coasts
  • Underwater archaeology
Label
Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast, edited by M McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000049683208
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781920843762
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)806224174
Label
Shipwrecks of Australia's west coast, edited by M McCarthy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000049683208
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9781920843762
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)806224174

Library Locations

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