Coromandel landmarks : past and present / Marios Gavalas.
By: Gavalas, Marios.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Reed, 2005Description: 127 pages : illustrations (some color), col. map ; 24 x 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0790010321 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Coromandel Peninsula (N.Z.) | Coromandel Peninsula (N.Z.) -- History | Coromandel Peninsula (N.Z.) -- Pictorial works | Coromandel (N.Z.) -- History | Coromandel (N.Z.) -- Description and travelDDC classification: 993.323 Summary: Relates the story of prominent Coromandel landmarks, gives information about walking tracks, museums and heritage homes.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
This highly-illustrated regional history examines noted landmarks, architecture and natural features of the Coromandel area, comparing archival documents and footage with contemporary photography and interviews with residents, business owners and local historians. Notable places that are covered include various mines in the Thames area, Kauaeranga Valley and the vanishing forest giants, Driving Creek Railway and its renowned pottery, the government Stamper Battery, Kuaotunu and the goldrush days, Mercury Bay, Gumtown, Broken Hills, the Martha Mine, the Victoria Battery (the largest ore processing plant in Australasia), Karangahake, Waiorongomai Valley, Te Aroha Hot Springs Domain, the Waihou River, Hauraki Plains, A&G Price, Pollen Street - and what Coromandel book would be complete without a chapter on L&P Coromandel Landmarks is your passport to understanding the meanings behind the Coromandel of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-118) and index.
Includes index and bbibliographic references (p.117-118).
Relates the story of prominent Coromandel landmarks, gives information about walking tracks, museums and heritage homes.
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