1996 IMAGES OF THE HIGH COUNTRY BY TOM MILLAR

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1996 IMAGES OF THE HIGH COUNTRY BY TOM MILLAR

Images of the high country is a photographic journey of the area the mountain regions of south-eastern Australia. It is a superb small coffee table book that takes you via the words and pictures of Tom Millar through the snow country.

The book itself has long been out of print and is quite highly sought after by enthusiasts of Australia's high country areas. If you ski or if you hike through the Alpine National Park of Victoria and the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales then you may well recognize some of these majestic and superb landscapes.

The book is in above average condition with no tears or heavy marks.  lower right corner of the front corner is slightly dog eared and has a small dark mark also on the lower front.

A wonderful opportunity to acquire this literary gem for your own library.

Some Australian high country facts:

Alpine National Park:

646,000-hectare

Highest point, Mount Bogong at 1,986 metres followed by Mount Feathertop at 1.922 metres

2008 was added to the Australian National Heritage List.

Endangered species living therein:  Smoky mouse, She-oak Skink, Mountain Pygmy-possum, Broad-toothed mouse and the Spotted Tree Frog

part of the 650km long Alpine walking Track between Walhalla and Canberra


The Snowy Mountains incorporating Mount Kosciuszko National Park.

Highest point is Mount Kosciuszko which reaches a height of 2,228 m, the highest point on mainland Australia.

First skiing recorded at the gold rush town of Kiandra around 1861.

Thredbo has the longest vertical drop of all Australian ski slopes with 671 metres.

Endangered species living therein: Corroboree frog, Mountain Pygmy-possum and the  Dusky Antechinus.

Lowest recorded temperature was -23 Celsius in 1994 at Charlotte Pass.

Title:           Images of the high country

Author:        Millar, Tom

Year:           1996

Subject:       Alpine National Park (Vic.) and Snowy Mountains (N.S.W.)

ISBN:          0646289241

Pages:        48

Size:           20 cm

Condition:    Excellent

Colour illustrations

Words and pictures by Tom Millar

Publisher:  High Country Images Yackandandah, Victoria

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