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.
Title: Images of the high country
Author: Millar, Tom
Subject: Alpine National Park (Vic.) and Snowy Mountains (N.S.W.)
Size: 20 cm
Words and pictures by Tom Millar
Publisher: High Country Images Yackandandah, Victoria
Some Australian high country facts:
Alpine National Park:
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.