The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work eBook

Ernest Favenc
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 323 pages of information about The Explorers of Australia and their Life-work.

John King.  From a photo in the possession of E.J.  Welch.

Edwin J. Welch, second in command of the Howitt Relief Expedition, and the first man to find King.

Burke and Wills Monument Statue, Melbourne.

Major P.E.  Warburton.

William Christie Gosse, Deputy Surveyor-General of South Australia.

Baron Sir Ferdinand von Mueller.

A Camel Caravan in an Australian Desert.

W.H.  Tietkins, 1878.

Ernest Favenc.

John Septimus Roe, First Surveyor-General of West Australia.

Sir George Grey.

Rock Painting, North-Western Australia.

Augustus C. Gregory, 1880.  Photo, Freeman, Sydney.

Frank T. Gregory.

Maitland Brown.

John Forrest in 1874.

Members of the Exploring Expedition, Geraldton to Adelaide, 1874. 
Standing, left to right:  Tommy Pierre, Tommy Windich, James Kennedy,
James Sweeny. 
Seated, left to right:  Alexander Forrest (Second in Command), John
Forrest (In Command).

Alexander Forrest.

W. Carr-Boyd and Camel.  Photographed at Laverton, Western Australia,
October, 1906.

Sir Thomas Elder, G.C.M.G.  Photo:  Duryea, Adelaide.

David Lindsay.

L.A.  Wells.  Photo:  Duryea, Adelaide.

David Wynford Carnegie.

Frank Hann.  Explorer of the North-West, and discoverer of a stock route between South Australia and Western Australia.  Photo:  Mathewson, Brisbane.

Aboriginal Rock Painting on the Glenelg River.  From a photograph by F.S. 

Typical Australian Explorers of the early Twentieth Century.

Ernest Giles.


1.  Routes of Blaxland, Wentworth, and Lawson (1813); Evans (1813); Oxley (1817, 1818, 1823); and Sturt (1828 and 1829).

2.  Routes of Hume and Hovell (1824); Sturt (1829 and 1830); and Mitchell (1836).

3.  Routes of Sturt (1829 and 1830); and Hume and Hovell (1824).

4.  Routes of Leichhardt (1844 and 1845); Mitchell (1845 and 1846); and Kennedy (1847 and 1848).

5.  Routes of Eyre (1840 and 1841).

6.  Basin of Lake Torrens, supposed extent and formation of.

7.  Route of Sturt’s Central Australian Expedition (1844 to 1846).

8.  Routes of Stuart (1858 to 1862); and Burke and Wills (1860 and 1861).

9.  Routes of Grey (1836, 1837 and 1839); Forrest (1869, 1870, 1874, 1879); and Giles (1873).





1.1.  Governor Phillip.

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