Caledonia Australis Scottish highlanders on the frontier of Australia by Watson, Don

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Published by Collins in Sydney .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Gippsland (Vic.),
  • Australia,
  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Scots -- Australia -- Gippsland (Vic.) -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Gippsland (Vic.) -- History.,
  • Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Scotland -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDon Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU227 .W37 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2988042M
ISBN 100002173220
LC Control Number84241162

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