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history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888

Ernest Favenc

history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888

compiled from state documents, private papers, and the most authentic sources in information : issued under the auspices of the Government of the Australian colonies

by Ernest Favenc

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Published by Turner & Henderson in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia -- Description and travel.,
  • Australia -- History.,
  • Australia -- Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Running title: Australian exploration.

    Other titlesAustralian exploration
    Statementby Ernest Favenc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, [17]-474, [6] p., [11] leaves of plates (6 fold.) (p. [3-6] at end advertisements) :
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21697070M

    They had been over fifty miles from camp, had pa. That these supplies exist, the pioneer work carried on, on the outskirts of the desert, has proved beyond a doubt; how far they will be carried into the interior remains to be seen. It comprised all the country to the northward of the twenty-sixth parallel south latitude, and between the th and th degrees of east longitude. He had the advantage of a good season, and reached as far as deg. From these natives they finally selected three as guides, and at noon the following day reached the settlement. On the north coast, Burketown, under the care of William Landsbrough, was growing up, and in the north of Arnheim's Land, M'Kinlay was looking for a suitable site to establish a port for the South Australian Government.

    From Blackall the party struck across the settled pastoral districts until they arrived at Cork station, on the Diamantina. This happened on January 26when agents of the British government, including military officers and marines, entered the sovereign territory of the Gadigal people at Sydney Cove. On their arrival at the station, Forrest learned that Giles and Ross had both been turned back by the inhospitable country that he had successfully traversed. In one of these lakes they got their leading camels bogged, and it was only after hard work and much patience that they got them out again.

    Henceforth the settler so promptly followed the explorer, that the country became settled and stocked almost as quickly as known, and, foot by foot, the desert driven back. Goyder found fresh water in the lake, but its unavailability was confirmed. On nearing the head of the Gascoyne River, the land was found to be fine, undulating downs, admirably adapted for sheep or cattle. Lewis surveyorone white man, two Afghans, and a black boy. In the far north of Australia, settlement on a fresh scale was once more undertaken; this time under purely colonial auspices. His party then followed this river to its junction with the Darling Riverfacing two threatening encounters with local Aboriginal people along the way.


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Gosse's exploration did not add much fresh information to what was already known of the district, but it extended the area of explored country, and he was enabled to correctly lay down many of the points history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 book by Mr.

One man only turned up. One inevitable rule of settlement is that population follows water; present prospects therefore amply justify the hope that at no very distant date the one-time "central desert" of the first explorers will be the centre of attraction for the fast-growing population of the coast line; and that in the merging together of the peoples of the colonies, now separated by merely imaginary boundary lines, will be found the one great help to the fulfilment of the desire of every true Australiana Federated Australia--a grand result of the indomitable courage, heroic self-sacrifice, and dogged perseverance of the men of all nationalities, who have established a claim to the proud title of "Australian Explorer.

They passed through much good pastoral country, but at that time stock country was of no value at such a remote distance from settlement. Forrest's trip was certainly the most commendable of the two, and by far the most important in its results.

They were fortunate enough to find some native wells on their route, and on the 4th of November arrived at an outside sheep station. After many more attempts, Gosse found himself obliged to turn back, the heat of the weather and the dryness of the country--for they were now in the sandhill region-rendering it almost useless for him to think of risking his party with any hope of success.

Directly the pass of the Blue Mountains had been won, and a public road made across the range, settlers with their stock steadily flowed west; the township of Bathurst sprang up, and settlement was made south towards the Shoalhaven River.

The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888

A temporary camp for drying the sea-slugs of commerce, a refuge for their crafts when the sudden storms of the tropics broke loose, met all their requirements. Fortunate it was that he did so, for behind it, in a hollow surrounded by sandhills, lay a tiny lake, which the cavalcade was pa.

The Australian Colonies Government Act [] was a landmark development which granted representative constitutions to New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania and the colonies enthusiastically set about writing constitutions which produced democratically progressive parliaments — though the constitutions generally maintained the role of the colonial upper houses as representative of social and economic "interests" and all established constitutional monarchies with the British monarch as the symbolic head of state.

The statistical evidence indicates that between and the outbreak of the First World War manufacturing grew faster than the economy as a whole, while output per worker history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 book. Whilst the Jardines were fighting their way through to Cape York, and rendering such history of Australian exploration from 1788 to 1888 book service to geographical research, a labour which the Royal Geographical Society afterwards acknowledged by electing the brothers, Fellows of the Society, and awarding the Murchison grant to each of them, the pioneer squatters were everywhere busy.

They retired to the top of the hill, and after a consultation made a second attack, but were checked by a rifle shot from the leader. But although the country to the east of the telegraph line had up to the year received such a large share of attention, in fact, the principal share, there yet remained much unknown territory to investigate, and many geographical problems to determine.

The presence of the bamboo in Arnheim's Land only, and its indigenous nature, is strong evidence of its Malay origin. This was M'Kinlay's last expedition.

Tariffs rose considerably between the two world wars. He was meticulous in seeking to record the original Aboriginal place names around the colony, for which reason the majority of place names to this day retain their Aboriginal titles. The depression of the s was worst in Victoria.

The next creek was named the Patrick, which was followed down for some distance through very good country. The long delay exhausted the supply of rations, but by means of game, horse-flesh, and the usual bush vegetable, "bluebush and pig-weed," the party fared sufficiently well.

Inwe find him following the track of M. Gresley Lukin, the then proprietor of the leading Brisbane newspaper, organised and equipped a party to explore a line of country, the object being to find out the nature and value of the land in the neighbourhood of the proposed line, and the geographical features of the unexplored portion.

Forrest had most reluctantly to abandon any idea of crossing this range and return to the Fitzroy, where they arrived on the 8th of July. While the actual date of original exploration in Australia is unknown, there is evidence of exploration by William Dampier and James Cook in [28]and the first British ships arrived in A cruise on the west coast, and to Coepang, followed, and thence they returned by way of the west coast and Cape Leeuwin to Adelaide.

Amongst all the tribes whose hunting grounds are between Cape Arnheim, and Cambridge Gulf, the traces of small-pox can be seen unmistakeably on many of the old men.

A theory had developed that the inland rivers of New South Wales were draining into an inland sea. The s television drama, The Timeless Landwas based on this trilogy.

European diseases decimated Aboriginal populations, and the occupation or destruction of lands and food resources led to starvation. Then a journey was made from Perth to Adelaide by way of the Great Bight--never traversed since Eyre's journey.

One of the search parties for Burke and Wills was under William Landsborough, having, through previous explorations, good knowledge of the country; and another, in charge of Frederick Walker, composed of native troopers. Hodgkinson, who had already seen considerable experience as an explorer, having been one of the members of the Burke and Wills party, and also a member of M'Kinlay's expedition when he traversed the continent.

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