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Increasing urban expansion and a changing economic climate have resulted in a growing demand for data for use in more intensive agricultural, and many non-agricultural, pursuits, including urban development planning, recreation and environmental protection studies. The use of land unit mapping to...

Author(s)
Wood, B. G.; Wells, M. R.
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 1979, 9, 1, pp 27-32
Abstract

Comment on public participation in the park planning process in the Northern Territory, Australia is followed by descriptions of the various national parks established in the area.

Author(s)
Chinner, D. W.
Citation
Australian Parks and Recreation, 1979, November, pp 15-19
Abstract

Recent land use planning in the Alligator Rivers Region in Northern Australia attempts to provide for nature conservation, national park and resource utilization in area of considerable ecological complexity and great Aboriginal interest. The mineral resource, uranium, has created special problems. ...

Author(s)
Ovington, J. D.; Boden, R. W.
Citation
Landscape Planning, 1979, 6, 3/4, pp 299-312
Abstract

The Northern Territory has combined the administration of national parks and wildlife in the Territory Parks and Wildlife Commission since self-government was established in 1978. Northern Territory parks in the arid zone (below latitude l8 deg S) include Finke Gorge National Park, Simpsons Gap...

Author(s)
Chinner, D. W.
Citation
Australian Parks & Recreation, 1979, November, pp 15-19
Abstract

Yulara, a visitor centre costing about $110 million to construct and able to accommodate 5000 visitors at any one time, is being built in order to relieve the environmental pressure on the Ulura (Ayers Rock/Mount Olga) National Park in Central Australia. Rehabilitative and protective measures are...

Author(s)
Thomas, V.
Citation
WLRA Journal, 1984, 16, 2, pp 9-11
Abstract

Tourists to the Australian Northern Territory are now able to experience 5-star accommodation with the Sheraton Hotel in Alice Springs, the Sheraton Yulara Hotel at Ayers Rock and another Sheraton due to open in Darwin in June 1985. There is a risk, however, that with this type of accommodation and ...

Author(s)
Jarratt, P.
Citation
Bulletin, 1985, 108, 5510, pp 70-75
Abstract

Tourism is regarded by policymakers as a leading sector for the economic development of north Australia. Several key destinations in the Northern Territory are located on Aboriginal land and the culture is used to market the region. Tourism is frequently presented as the only option available to...

Author(s)
Altman, J.
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 1989, 16, 4, pp 456-476
Abstract

Uluru National Park in central Australia which incorporates Ayers Rock and Mount Olga is facing two pressures: a growing number of visitors who come from all over the world and an increasing desire for conservation. Now a development plan for the park and the neighbouring town of Yulara has been...

Author(s)
Scholz, H.
Citation
Garten und Landschaft, 1990, 100, 7, pp 32-37
Abstract

An appreciation of distance is important in all studies of travel behaviour. However, the impressions of distance that travellers hold in their minds are often very different from real distance. Such, 'cognitive distance' tends to be overlooked in travel research. A study to investigate whether...

Author(s)
Walmsley, D. J.; Jenkins, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 1992, 31, 1, pp 24-29
Abstract

Kakadu National Park, located in the Northern Territory of Australia, is a major World Heritage Area with significant natural and cultural values. It is the responsibility of the Australian government and its management agency, the Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service, to preserve these...

Author(s)
Davis, D.; Weiler, B.
Citation
Tourism Management, 1992, 13, 3, pp 313-320

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