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The Great Victoria Desert-ebook
The Great Victoria Desert-ebook
The Great Victoria Desert-ebook
9781427191007 | Back Ordered
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This amazing book describes the geological makeup and history of the Great Victoria Desert in Australia. Used in modern times for mining and testing of atomic bombs, this vast, sandy area has been home to a number of indigenous peoples for thousands of years. Although there is little rain, the blooms with a variety of plants. Readers will learn about the Mamungari Conservation Park located in the Great Victoria Desert, which is known for a eucalyptus tree called Ooldea mallee with large, spectacular red, pink, or yellow flowers. Special sections also describe the desert's natural resources, as well as the unique problems facing this region such as the introduction of non-native species of animals.

Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Guided Reading Level: V
Binding: Electronic book text
Series: Deserts Around the World
Author(s): Lynn Peppas

Format
Size: 8 1/2″× 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included:
Glossary Included:

GRL: V
ATOS: 7.3
Dewey: 919.41
Lexile: n/a

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The Great Victoria Desert