Underground Australia

By Michael McKernan

Join historian Michael McKernan on a remarkable trip down into Australia’s underworld: from the bowels of a Sydney pub where the underground store was a convict cell, to the family - thrown out of home during the Great Depression - which set up house in a cave. Look back in time to see Frank Hurley’s view of a cavern in the frozen sea or what life was like underground in Coober Pedy.

Underground Australia is illustrated with photographs from the National Library of Australia. With images by some of the country’s best-known photographers, including Jeff Carter, Wolfgang Sievers and Frank Hurley, this book will take you on a journey to an amazing underground world.

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