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Sand, sweat and camels

George Furner Langley

Sand, sweat and camels

the Australian companies of the Imperial Camel Corps

by George Furner Langley

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Published by Lowden in Kilmore, Vic .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Australia. Army. A.I.F. 5th Light Horse Regiment.,
    • Australia. Army. A.I.F. Camel Corps.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] George F. and Edmée M. Langley.
      ContributionsLangley, Edmée Mary, 1893- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD547.A8 L36 1976
      The Physical Object
      Pagination188 p. :
      Number of Pages188
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4590989M
      ISBN 100909706514
      LC Control Number77353176
      OCLC/WorldCa2930221

      So whether a camel has one hump or two, it is one amazing creature that is very well adapted to its environment. About the Author Kelly Hashway's latest book, May the Best Dog Win, is now available! Dash has the perfect life until the Super Sweeper shows up. Sweeper runs all over the house sucking up the leftover food scraps, and he even. The camel has hoofs with large cushions that spread out in the soft sand to keep it from sinking in. The knees are covered with thick and hardened skin, to protect the animal from the hot sand while it is resting on the ground. The face has been designed to protect the animal from the sun and the sand: The camel has three eyelids.

      In the middle s, a company of Frenchmen in the Southwest obtained two of the camels that had survived the Mexican abuse. They nursed the animals back to health. By the pair had increased to a herd of 25, all doing labor for their masters. The animals were kept on a Nevada ranch, near the Carson River, from which they carried salt and. Bactrian camels travel the deserts in caravans of 6 to 20 individuals. The groups will be composed of adolescent males, females and their young, and are lead by a single adult male. Bactrian camels rarely sweat, which helps them conserve fluids for long periods of time. Bactrian camels move slowly, but can reach up 40mph when they need to.

      Camels and a Yurt I was passing through Colorado on a cross country trip and I could not imagine a more magical place to land after a long day of driving. Matt was so helpful and passionate about the incredible animals on the farm%(64). The Imperial Camel Corps Brigade (ICCB) was a camel-mounted infantry brigade that the British Empire raised in December during the First World War for service in the Middle East.. From a small beginning the unit eventually grew to a brigade of four battalions, one battalion each from Great Britain and New Zealand and two battalions from Australia.. Support troops included a Country: British Empire.


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And Edmee M. Langley. Sand Sweat and Camels The Story of the Australian Camel Corps by G & E Langley.  used book. Description. Title: Sand, Sweat and Camels – The Australian Companies of the Imperial Camel Corps Author: Langley, George Furner and Langley Edmee Mary Condition: Edition: 2nd Edition Publication Date: Cover: Soft Cover with Dust Jacket Comments: The detailed history of the Australian Camel Corps between and The Imperial Camel Corps (ICC) was.

Description. Title: Sand, Sweat and Camels – the Australian companies of the Imperial Camel Corps & Australian Aviator Author: Langley, George Furner and Langley Edmee Mary (Sand, Sweat and Camels) and Brearley, Sir Norman (Australian Aviator) Condition: Very Good Edition: 3rd Edition Publication Date: ISBN: Cover: Soft Cover without Dust.

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