Coastal guide to nature and history: Port Phillip Bay

CONTENTS (Click links below to see sample pages)

Introduction
  • Purpose and coverage of the book
  • Rewards in store for the coastal explorer
Walking the coastline
  • Advice on walking the coast
  • Safety and the tides
Half Moon BayEarly history - Aboriginal life and European discovery and settlement
A journey around the bay Coastal animals and plants (sample pages - Intertidal animals, seaweeds)
  • Common animals of the coast, including invertebrates that live between the tides
  • Vegetation communities, including saltmarsh, dune plants and seaweedsIntertidal animals, seaweeds
Coastal landforms - Geology of the region and how it determines landforms
Coastal management
Acknowledgements and extended image credits
Author
References and further reading
Index

Coastal guide to nature and history 2: Mornington Peninsula's ocean shore, Western Port, Phillip Island & French Island

Introduction
  • Purpose and coverage of the book
  • Rewards in store for the coastal explorer
Walking the coastline
  • Advice for the coast walker
  • Safety and the tides
Early history - Aboriginal life and European discovery and settlement (sample pages - Early history)

Point Nepean to Flinders Merricks-Balnarring
Western Port(sample pages - Merricks-Balnarring)
Phillip Island (sample pages - Phillip Island south coast)
French Island

Coastal animals and plants
  • Common animals of the coast, including invertebrates that live between the tides
  • Vegetation communities, including dune plants, saltmarsh, mangroves and seaweedsPhillip Island south coast
Coastal landforms - Geology of the region and how it determines landforms
Coastal management
Acknowledgements
Author
References and further reading
Index