The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work eBook

Ernest Favenc
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 272 pages of information about The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work.

CONTENTS.

List of illustrations.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PART 1.  EASTERN AUSTRALIA.

Chapter 1.  Origins. 1.1.  Governor Phillip. 1.2.  Captain Tench. 1.3.  The Blue Mountains:  Barallier. 1.4.  The Blue Mountains:  Blaxland.

Chapter 2.  George William Evans. 2.1.  First Inland Exploration. 2.2.  The Lachlan River. 2.3.  The Unknown West.

Chapter 3.  John Oxley. 3.1.  General Biography. 3.2.  His First Expedition. 3.3.  The Liverpool Plains. 3.4.  The Brisbane River.

Chapter 4.  Hamilton Hume. 4.1.  Early Achievements. 4.2.  Discovery of the Hume (Murray).

Chapter 5.  Allan Cunningham. 5.1.  Coastal Expeditions. 5.2.  Pandora’s Pass. 5.3.  The Darling Downs.

Chapter 6.  Charles sturt. 6.1.  Early Life. 6.2.  The Darling. 6.3.  The Passage of the Murray.

Chapter 7.  Sir Thomas Mitchell. 7.1.  Introductory. 7.2.  The Upper Darling. 7.3.  The Passage of the Darling. 7.4.  Australia Felix. 7.5.  Discovery of the Barcoo.

Chapter 8.  The early forties. 8.1.  Angas McMillan and Gippsland. 8.2.  Count Strzelecki. 8.3.  Patrick Leslie. 8.4.  Ludwig Leichhardt.

Chapter 9.  Edmund B. Kennedy. 9.1.  The Victoria River and Cooper’s Creek. 9.2.  A Tragic Expedition.

Chapter 10.  Later exploration in the north-east. 10.1.  Walker in Search of Burke and Wills. 10.2.  Burdekin and Cape York Expeditions.

PART 2.  CENTRAL AUSTRALIA.

Chapter 11.  Edward John Eyre. 11.1.  Settlement of Adelaide and the Overlanders. 11.2.  Eyre’s Chief Journeys.

Chapter 12.  Attempts to reach the centre. 12.1.  Lake Torrens Pioneers and Horrocks. 12.2.  Charles Sturt.

Chapter 13.  Babbage and Stuart. 13.1.  B. Herschel Babbage. 13.2.  John McDouall Stuart.

CHAPTER 14.  BURKE AND WILLS.

Chapter 15.  Burke and Wills relief expeditions and attempts towards Perth. 15.1.  John McKinley. 15.2.  William Landsborough. 15.3.  Major P.E.  Warburton. 15.4.  William Christie Gosse.

Chapter 16.  Traversing the centre. 16.1.  Ernest Giles. 16.2.  W.H.  Tietkins and Others.

PART 3.  WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

Chapter 17.  Roe, grey, and Gregory. 17.1.  Roe and the Pioneers. 17.2.  Sir George Grey. 17.3.  Augustus C. Gregory.

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