Australian explorer who forged a route from central Australia near Ayres Rock to the west coast. Although a highly skilled adventurer who knew how to survive in the daunting Aus...
Born July 20, 1835, Bristol, England Died November 13, 1897, Coolgardie, Western Australia
By the time the Overland Telegraph Line was opened in Australia in 1872, most of the eastern p...
The Australian explorer Ernest Giles (1835-1897) was the first man to cross the desert wilderness between central and western Australia both ways.Ernest Giles was born in Bristol, England, on July 20,...