TIMELINES & FAULTLINES chronicles the saga of mining geologist, John Hugh Hill, which includes: Antarctic whaling; the Witwatersrand Gold Mines; Solomon Islands’ jungle; the ethnic cauldron of Malaya; the flesh spots of South East Asia; the deserts of Australia; Siberian gulag country and Brazilian garimpeiros.
Life in the Malayan jungle comprised a mélange of leeches, tigers, elephants, scorpions, snakes, the remnants of the Chinese guerilla insurgency, everlasting damp and rain. Jungle travel was by
panga-cleared tracks or by bamboo rafts.
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