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EARLY MINING IN THE PILBARA. HAMERSLEY IRON 1986. THE 20TH YEAR OF HAMERSLEY IRON

By: N/A

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Perth, Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd:

Seller ID: 32426

Condition: Very Good


Historic illustrations and blank diary format for 1986. Glossy paper. 350gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 80 pages View more info

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DOLLARS FOR DEATH : URANIUM MINING AND THE NUCLEAR INDUSTRY MUST BE STOPPED

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Resistance Books: 1999

Seller ID: 33993

ISBN: 0909196982

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with essays from various contributors. 100gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 66 pages View more info

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Undara Volcano And Its Lava Tubes A Geological Wonder Of Australia In Undara Volcanic National Park, North Queensland

By: Atkinson, Vernon & Anne Atkinson

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Atkinson, Anne & Vernon: 1995

Seller ID: 32540

ISBN: 0646201239

Condition: Very Good; Split 1 inch base of spine back cover.


Signed by both authors inside front cover flaps. Glossary, maps, diagrams, colour photos on glossy paper. Includes lava caves and tubes on Hawaii Island. 500gms weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 85 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

BURRA IN COLOUR (ENLARGED EDITION)

By: Auhl, Ian

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Hawthorndene, S.A., Investigator Press for Burra Tourist Bureau: 1979

Seller ID: 30508

ISBN: 0858640325

Condition: Very Good


Plenty of colour photos showing historic buildings and mining structures from historic South Australian town of Burra. 400gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 66 pages View more info

The Deadly Element : the Story of Uranium

By: Bickel, Lennard

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12130

ISBN: 0333241584

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


312p, index, illustrated. Wear to base of book, owner's name front page. 510gms weight. ; 8vo View more info

Quarry Australia? : Social and Environmental Perspectives on Managing the Nation's Resources

By: Birrell, Robert; Stanley, John; Hill, Doug; Australian Conservation Foundation; Birrell, Robert; Hill, Doug; Stanley, John (Ed)

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 13207

ISBN: 0195543378

Condition: Very Good


366p, extensive bibliography. Near new condition.500gms weight; 8vo View more info

VANISHING ICE An Introduction to Glaciers Based on a Study of the Dart Glacier

By: Bishop, Graham and Forsyth, Jane

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Dunedin, John Mcindoe and New Zealand Geological Survey: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19040

ISBN: 0868681032

Condition: Very Good


Glossy color photos, glossary, stapled booklet. Mount Aspiring National Park New Zealand's South Island. 150gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 56 pages View more info

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THE RISE OF BROKEN HILL

By: Blainey, Geoffrey

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Melbourne, MacMillan of Australia: 1968

Seller ID: 33868

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Map on endpapers. Index. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 186 pages View more info

MIRACLE PLANET Based on the Acclaimed Television Series

By: Brown, Bruce and Morgan, Lane

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sydney, Child & Associates: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19077

ISBN: 0867772158

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


1990 reprint. Index, bibliography. Coloured illustrations show how the earths history has developed and possible threats to its future. 1.85kg weight ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 258 pages View more info

Uranium on Trial

By: Butler, Stuart and Raymond, Robert and Watson-Munro, Charles

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Horwitz Group Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6801

ISBN: 0725503688

Condition: Very Good


148p, index, charts and diagrams. A contribution to the use of nuclear energy debate. Clean text, looks unread. ; 12mo View more info

AUSTRALIA'S MINES AND MINERS An Illustrated History of Australian Mining

By: Carroll, Brian

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Macmillan Company of Australia: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13504

ISBN: 0333229789

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Minor insect damage to ffep One inch tear to rear dustjacket (repaired)


Packed with black and white historic photos of mining and mining operations. 1kg weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

DIAMOND DRILLING

By: Chugh, Chandar Parkash

Price: $26.83

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford & Ibh Publishing Co: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14879

Condition: Good+ in Fair dust jacket; Dustjacket has wear to corners and spine edges, creases and tears to spine, bumped top back corner of book. Wear to cloth covreed spine where jacket is torn.


Second printing 1979. Index, bibliography, standards in diamond core drilling. Diagrams illustrate various aspects of core drilling, diamond drilling hydraulics, techniques for drilling from barges and offshore. 600gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages View more info

Shakedown Australia's Grab for Timor Oil

By: Cleary, Paul

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32400

ISBN: 1741149266

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription signed by author on title page. Index. 400gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages; Signed by Author View more info

FIORDLAND ... The Incredible Wilderness. the Story of New Zealand's First World Heritage Park

By: Cobb, John

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Zealand, Cobb/Horwood Publications in Association With Department of Conservation Fiordland National Park: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18992

ISBN: 0908776152

Condition: Very Good; Crimped base of spine


Glossy colour photos of stunning glaciers and natural attractions of Fiordland National Park, detailed guide and souvenir, map, further reading. 520gms weight ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 114 pages View more info

Box-ironbark forests & woodlands investigation Final Report June 2001

By: Council, Environment Conservation

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Environment Conservation Council: 2001

Seller ID: 29583

ISBN: 073118422X

Condition: Very Good; Light reading crease to cover.


Final Report. 10 appendices. 4 colour Maps inserted. Map A: Final Recommendations; Map B: Ecological Vegetation Classes Extent; Map C: Final Recommendations Broken-Boosey State Park; Map D: Final Recommendations Bendigo Area; Lists of endangered flora. Survey of mining, forestry operations; public land use in the area and framework for future use of the area. Protection and management required with strong community support to halt further degradation of distinctive vegetation in Central Victoria. Heavy book weighs 1.5kg. ; Charts & Graphs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 296 pages View more info

BEAUTIFUL OPALS OF THE DESERT

By: Cram, Len

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Queensland, Robert Brown & Associates (Aust) Pty Ltd: 1992

Seller ID: 32327

ISBN: 1862730660

Condition: Very Good


Stapled binding, glossy colour photos of precious opals and opal fields around Australia. Loosely inserted pamphlet for Goanna Safari Westward Downs Station, Broken Hill. 125gms weight; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 28 pages View more info

THE NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENT A Handbook on Nuclear Power for Schools and the Community. a MAUM/FOE Publication

By: Dalton, Les

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Uranium Book Collective: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16969

ISBN: 0909313237

Condition: Very Good; Crease to top corner front cover


Index, notes and bibliography. Based on concern for the environment, factual information on basic processes involved in the nuclear industry and meaning of terminology associated with the nuclear power debate. 280gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages View more info

Ground for Concern : Australia's Uranium and Human Survival

By: Elliott, Mary (Ed)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin: 1977

Seller ID: 1014

ISBN: 0140044620

Condition: Very Good


Looks unread - excellent condition, 236 p index, argues the case for keeping uranium in the ground in Australia. ; 12mo View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GEOLOGY With 93 Photographs and 65 Drawings

By: Evans, I 0

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Company: 1971

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 16215

ISBN: 0723200920

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Crease and wear to top edge of dust jacket. No 10 in the Observer's Pocket Series. 180gms weight


Second reprint 1974. Index; Observer's Pocket Series; B&W Photographs; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 214 pages View more info

THE CYCLE OF COSMIC CATASTROPHES How a Stone-Age Comet Changed the Course of World Culture

By: Firestone, Richard And West, Allen And Warwick-Smith, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bear & Company: 2006

Seller ID: 20345

ISBN: 1591430615

Condition: New


Index, notes and bibliography, Is earth entering a new cycle of dramatic natural weather changes and catastrophes that accompanied the end of the Ice Age? 750gms weight; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages View more info