The surprising history and rich diversity of Australia’s deserts

January 18th, 2023

ABC Online, Other, 17/01/2023, Nick Baker and Skye Docherty
Their names spark both fear and awe: The Gibson, the Great Sandy, the Little Sandy, the Simpson, the Strzelecki, the Tanami. These deserts are legendary in the Australian story and a big part of our national mythology. […] An ancient land Dr Steve Morton is an ecologist who worked for years with the CSIRO investigating the arid zone and recently released a book called Australian Deserts.

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