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Blood On The Wattle - 3rd Ed

Outback Highways

by Len Beadell



ISBN:9781864367867
Format:Paperback
Page Extent:237 pages
Book Size:228 x 170 x 13 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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The Gunbarrel Highway story, and many more ..Len Beadell was often called the last of the true Australian explorers. As a surveyor and road builder he worked all over the outback - from Arnhem Land to the Gibson Desert. Drawn from his best selling books, these stories sparkle with humour and paint a fascinating picture of the hard work, the bush characters and the rollicking adventures that were all part of Len Beadell's rich experience.


About the Authors

Len Beadell

Len Beadell was a surveyor, roadbuilder (some 6500 km), bushman, artist and author, responsible for opening up the last remaining isolated desert areas (some 2.5 million square kilometers) of central Australia in the 1940s and 1950s. Len is sometimes called "the last true Australian explorer".

Len Beadell

Len Beadell,who has been called the last of the true Australian explorers,was born on a farm at west Pennant Hills,NSW, in 1923.As a surveyor and road builder he has worked all over the Australian outback from Arnhem Land to the Gibson Desert.In 1958 hes was awarded the British Empire Medal for his work in building the Gunbarrel Highway across Central Australia. in 1987 he was made a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Mining Surveyors (Aust) and the following year he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia. Len Beadell is the author of six best- selling books.