The Search For The Inland Sea

The Search For The Inland Sea

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A biography of the explorer John Oxley (1783-1828), third Surveyor General of New South Wales. Oxley undertook the earliest major expeditions west of the Great Dividing Range, believing the western flowing rivers might lead him to a great inland sea.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 163.6 x 244.9 x 25.9mm | 703.08g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 8 illustrations, maps
  • 0522849598
  • 9780522849592
  • 2,087,027

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"This well-researched biography is narrated with elegant simplicity by fellow surveyor Richard Johnson." --"The Australian"show more

About Dr. Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson worked as a research surveyor with the Central Mapping Authority of NSW for many years. He is a member of the Mapping Sciences Institute of Australia and the Australian Map Circle. He has published a number of articles on the history of mapping and surveying. He lives in Canberra, Australia.show more

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