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Port Phillip Bay 1896 – ca.1930

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Whyalla 1932 – 1937

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Panorama of Whyalla from Hummock Hill 1935 Threatening sand dune centre Source: National Trust (SA)View of Whyalla 1941 Stabilised sand dune centre Source: SLSA
Natural regeneration facilitated by Albert Morris at Whyalla beach Left: sand dune threatening housing ‘Panorama of Whyalla from Hummock Hill’ 1935 Source: National Trust South Australia Right: sand dune stablilised with re-vegetation ‘View of Whyalla’ 1941 Source: State Library South Australia

 

 

Whyalla beach sand-dune natural regeneration site Source: BHP Review 1939
Whyalla beach sand dune natural regeneration site Hummock Hill in background Source: BHP Review 1939

Broken Hill regeneration area 1936

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Newly fenced 1950-51 regeneration area displaying initial re-vegetation Source: Zinc Corporation 19511950-51 regeneration reserve, Broken Hill regeneration area, with mulga, saltbush Source: P Ardill 2017
Vegetation contrasts, Broken Hill regeneration area Left: A section of the newly created 1950-51 regeneration reserve, following fencing Source: Zinc Corporation 1951 Right: A section of the same 1950-51 regeneration reserve, with mulga on ridge, saltbush, in 2017 Source: P Ardill

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Acknowledgements:

Bayside Library Service Brighton

BFNC Barrier Field Naturalists Club, Broken Hill

BHP Broken Hill Proprietary Company

NGV National Gallery of Victoria

NLA National Library of Australia

National Trust (South Australia)

Outback Archives, Broken Hill City Library, Broken Hill Council, New South Wales

Sandringham and District Historical Society

State Archives and Records, New South Wales Government

SLNSW State Library of New South Wales

SLSA State Library of South Australia

SLVic State Library of Victoria

Trove online data base, National Library of Australia and Partners

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