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Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60

Author: M R Johnston; Sascha Nolden
Publisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Nikau Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Ferdinand Hochstetter arrived in 1858 as the geologist on the Austrian Novara [expedition], New Zealand was a vibrant young colony holding much that was still new to science. Joined by his new friend Julius Haast he ventured into the wilds of the North Island and the rugged Nelson backcountry. Their journeys resulted in the last great narratives of colonial exploration and a record of many new sights and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ferdinand von Hochstetter; Julius von Haast; Julius von Haast; Ferdinand von Hochstetter; Ferdinand von Hochstetter; Julius von Haast
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M R Johnston; Sascha Nolden
ISBN: 9780958289832 0958289832
OCLC Number: 741584133
Description: 336 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Hochstetter and the Novara expedition: the global path to science and fame --
Obliging the Governor: first days in New Zealand --
Craters, cones and volcanic bombs: Auckland's fiery past --
"Haere mai" to the Waikato: the long trek to Taupo --
Geysers, hot springs and boiling mud: the lost wonders of Rotomahana --
Completing the circle: overland from the Bay of Plenty --
Coromandel and the golden question: prelude to a mining path --
Nelson's great mineral wealth: an attractive prospect --
Coal and gold in Nelson Bays: and moa bones by the cartload --
Far horizons and sound foundations: public affairs and the Boulder Bank --
Controversy and diplomacy: the Dun Mountain problem --
Pleasant days and easy country: the dinner, Happy Valley and Ranzau --
On horseback in Marlborough: Haast earns his spurs --
The Wangapeka and the lake: south with the Superintendent --
"Glück auf" --
good luck: final days in Nelson and the trip home --
Haast's West Coast adventure --
An enduring friendship: Hochstetter and Haast collaborate --
Father of New Zealand geology: Hochstetter's work and legacy.
Responsibility: Mike Johnston, Sascha Nolden.

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"When Ferdinand Hochstetter arrived in 1858 as the geologist on the Austrian Novara [expedition], New Zealand was a vibrant young colony holding much that was still new to science. Joined by his new friend Julius Haast he ventured into the wilds of the North Island and the rugged Nelson backcountry. Their journeys resulted in the last great narratives of colonial exploration and a record of many new sights and discoveries. In defining the foundations of New Zealand geology, Hochstetter has left a remarkable legacy"--Back cover.

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