Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia

Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia

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"[...] Such a heavy dew had fallen during the night that when I got up in the morning I found my clothes completely saturated, and everything looked so verdant and flourishing compared to the parched up country which existed to the north of us, and that which I knew lay to the south, that I tried to find a satisfactory reason to explain so strange a circumstance, but without success. It seemed certain however that we stood in the richest province of South-west Australia, and one which so differs from the other portions of it in its geological characters, in the elevations of its mountains which lie close to the sea coast, in the fertility of its soil, and the density of its native population, that we appeared to be moving upon another continent. As yet however the only means I had of judging of the large number of natives inhabiting this district had been from their paths and warran grounds, [...].show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 454g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507677766
  • 9781507677766

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