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The Upper Grose Valley

Yileen Canyon pool

The Upper Grose Valley

Bushwalkers Business

By Michael Keats and Brian Fox

Publisher: Keats Holdings Pty Ltd

Released: December 2008

Pages: 567

Price: $45

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Table of Contents
# Section Page
01 Explanation 3
02 Introduction 5
03 The Authors 8
04 Preface 11
05 Acknowledgements 12
06 About the Bush Club 16
07 Walking and Exploring the Grose Valley 20
08 Geology and Geolmorphology 21
09 Climate including Floods and Fire 25
10 The Grose River and Water Pollution 38
11 Flora and Fauna 50
12 Aborigines of the Grose Valley 65
13 Mapping the Upper Grose - Historical Maps 70
14 Vignette 1. Land Ownership of the Blue Gum Forest 88
15 Vignette 2. Blue Gum Forest - 75th Anniversary 94
16 Vignette 3. The Story of the Anvil 100
17 Vignette 4. Horse Track - Blackheath 108
18 Vignette 5. William Hayward 116
19 Vignette 6. Wallace Bros 122
20 Vignette 7. Huts within the Blue Gum Forest 187
21 Selection of Walks 136-411
22 Place Names and Origins 412
23 Appendix 1 - Listing of Animal and Plant Species 498
24 Appendix 2 - Abbreviations 526
25 Bibliography 528
26 Index 534