Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria

Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria

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"[...]impassable. I accompanied Mr. Bourne, Mr. Hennie the botanist, and two native police-troopers to the eastward in search of water. In that direction we went about six miles, which was further than was necessary as we found water within that distance. The first three miles we went was chiefly over hard flats which at high tides are covered with water; the next was over such good country that Mr. Bourne, although I had given him my account of the Plains of Promise, said he did not expect to have seen such fine country on the Albert River. The character of the country is plains with the best grasses on them. Mr. Bourne and I agreed in thinking that the lowest of them (with the exception of there being on them no cotton and cabbage saltbush) resembled in appearance, and[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 318g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1507677669
  • 9781507677667