A History of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia, or an Account of the Progress of Geographical Discovery in That Continent, from the Earliest Period to the Present Day, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

A History of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia, or an Account of the Progress of Geographical Discovery in That Continent, from the Earliest Period to the Present Day, Vol. 2 of 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A History of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia, or an Account of the Progress of Geographical Discovery in That Continent, From the Earliest Period to the Present Day, Vol. 2 of 2 Lake Torrens - Termination of the Flinders Range - The Mundy and Frome - Eyre stopped at Lake Torrens - Re turns to Port Lincoln - Starts for King George's Sound Unsuccessful attempt to reach the head of the Australian Bight - Second attem t - Starts finglly to the westward -first stage - Five ays without water - Sufferings of the men and horses - Second stage - Seven days without water - The third stage - Desertion of the native boys They return - Murder of the overseer - Horrible situation of Mr. Eyre - Rapid advance - Another seven days without water - Better country ylie's meal - Rest in good turage - A vessel in sight - Providential assistance ast stage, and arrival at King George 8 Sound. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 546 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 28mm | 721g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 124 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243073577
  • 9780243073573