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Breeden, Stanley, and Belinda Wright. Kakadu: Looking After the Country—The Gagudju Way. Simon Schuster Australia, 1989.

Jarver, Peter. Kakadu Country. Thunderhead Publishing, 1988.

Neidjie, Big Bill, Stephen Davis, and Allan Fox. Australia's Kakadu Man: Bill Neidjie. Resource Managers Pty Ltd, 1986.

Ovington, Derek. Kakadu: A World Heritage of Unsurpassed Beauty. Australian Government Printing Service, 1986.

National Geographic Resources


Smith, Roff. "The Wet Down Under." National Geographic (November 2004), 86-117.

Parfit, Michael. "Australia: A Harsh Awakening." National Geographic (July 2000), 2-31.

Smith, Roff Martin. "Over the Top: Australia by Bike." National Geographic (February 1998), 112-31.

Breeden, Stanley. "The First Australians." National Geographic (February 1988), 266-89.

Judge, Joseph. "Child of Gondwana." National Geographic (February 1988), 170-77.

Terrill, Ross. "Australia at 200." National Geographic (February 1988), 178-211.

Wright, Belinda, and Stanley Breeden. "Living in Two Worlds." National Geographic (February 1988), 290-94.

MacLeish, Kenneth. "The Top End of Down Under." National Geographic (February 1973), 145-74.


Booz, Elisabeth B., et al. National Geographic's Last Wild Places. National Geographic Books, 1996.

Harrell, Mary Ann. Surprising Lands Down Under. National Geographic Books, 1989.

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