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Australie Great Desert Tracks atlas & guide A4 Hema Maps | 9781876413637

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Whether you're a 'desert lover', or just looking to tackle some of Australia's favourite 4WD destinations, this informative guide is an indispensable companion to this country's arid centre. The complete atlas contains Hema's entire Great Desert Tracks map series, while the guide features 25 4WD tracks, each with its own detailed inset map showing the route taken, with GPS locations and points of interest featured. All of the tracks are colour-coded to make it simple to find the treks that suit your type of vehicle and handy symbols show towing suitability too. The track descriptions are written by some of Australia's top four-wheel driving enthusiasts and experienced travel writers. Each track's notes contain all the information you need to plan the trip, including permits and contact details. There's also plenty of essential pre-trip reading on how to prepare for your trek, safety in the outback and driving techniques. Background information on geomorphology, major environments and ecosystems, and history makes this the 'must have' guidebook for travelling Australia's deserts. What's included in this atlas & guide: Introduction CHAPTER 1: Desert environment and history Defining Australian deserts Australia's deserts Desert geomorphology - landforms and processes Australian desert environments and ecosystems History CHAPTER 2: Be prepared Acquainting yourself with your destination The right vehicle Preparing your vehicle Driving skills and tips Daily inspections and post-trip evaluation Special precautions Environmental issues CHAPTER 3: Information for travellers Aboriginal land permits Alcohol restrictions Quarantine Time zones Useful contacts National parks Suggested reference materials CHAPTER 4: Top 25 4WD Trips Track 1: Anne Beadell Highway Track 2: Binns Track Track 3: Birdsville Track Track 4: Canning Stock Route Track 5: Connie Sue Highway Track 6: Finke River Gorge Track 7: Gary Highway Track 8: Gary Junction Road Track 9: Googs Track Track 10: Great Central Road Track 11: Gunbarrell Highway Track 12: Hay River Track (including Madigan's Line) Track 13: Innamincka Track 14: Old Ghan Railway Loop Track 15: Oodnadatta Track Track 16: Plenty Highway Track 17: Rudall River (Karlamilyi) National Park Track 18: Sandover Highway Track 19: Sandy Blight Junction Road Track 20: Simpson Desert Track 21: Strzelecki Track Track 22: Sturt National Park Track 23: Talawana Track Track 24: Tanami Track Track 25: West MacDonnell Ranges to Uluru Atlas Fauna & Flora Guide Index Legend


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