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The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea

Author: Jordan Goodman
Publisher: London : Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First pbk. edView all editions and formats
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HMS Rattlesnake, an aging British warship, was commissioned in 1846 to survey Australia's Great Barrier Reef and to produce the first detailed chart of the New Guinea coast. At stake was the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Owen Stanley; Thomas Henry Huxley; William MacGillivray; Thomas Henry Huxley; William MacGillivray; Owen Stanley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan Goodman
ISBN: 0571210783 9780571210787
OCLC Number: 636456030
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: 357 S : Ill.
Responsibility: Jordan Goodman.

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"'Absorbing and revealing.' Sir David Attenborough 'Invaluable.' Sarah Wheeler, The Times 'Gripping stuff. So tense it reads more like something from a thriller than a history.' Andrew Taylor, Read more...

 
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