Book ID: 75830
Australian Rainforests. Islands of Green in a Land of Fire. 2000. illus. XI, 345 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Why do Australian rainforests occur as islands within the vast tractsof Eucalyptus? Why is fire a critical ecological factor in everyAustralian landscape? What were the consequences of the ice-agecolonists' use of fire? The author critically examines all hypothesesthat have been advanced to answer these questions.