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The Tamar Valley orcharding boom 1900-1920


Walker, M, The Tamar Valley orcharding boom 1900-1920, Devoit Talks, Foot & Playsted Pty Ltd, J Cassidy (ed), Launceston, Tasmania, pp. 47-58. ISBN 978-0-6483555-5-7 (2018) [Research Book Chapter]

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In the early 1900s northern Tasmania's Tamar Valley experienced an unprecedented boom in land speculation for orcharding. The boom gathered pace about 1900 and continued until the early 1920s by which time nearly a million apple trees had been planted in the numerous orchards along the river's banks.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:history, culture, environment
Research Division:History, Heritage and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical studies
Research Field:Australian history
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Heritage
Objective Field:Conserving collections and movable cultural heritage
UTAS Author:Walker, M (Dr Marian Walker)
ID Code:130257
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2019-01-17
Last Modified:2019-03-08

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