Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 1 eBook

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in all quarters. 17 :  North-West :  — :  Cirrus :  Thunderclouds :  69 :  88 :  93 :  83 :  Fair weather. 18 :  North :  North-East :  Cirrus above Cumulus :  Cumulus :  68 :  90 :  95 :  80 :  -. 19 :  North-East :  North-North-West :  Cumulus :  — :  72 :  96 :  100 :  83 :  Cloudy. 20 :  East :  North-East :  Showers :  Thunderclouds :  69 :  88 :  93 :  83 :  A.M. showery and threatening rain. 21 :  North-North-West :  North-West :  Cumulus :  — :  72 :  93 :  98 :  83 :  Sultry. 22 :  Calm :  Calm :  Cirrus above Cumulus :  Clear :  69.5 :  94 :  96 :  83.5 :  -. 23 :  — :  Light South Airs :  Cumulus :  Cumulus :  71 :  95 :  96 :  83 :  Fine. 24 :  Light South Airs :  West :  Cirrus :  Cirrus :  72 :  93 :  88 :  82 :  -. 25 :  Calm :  South :  Cirrus above Cumulus :  Thunderclouds :  71.5 :  95 :  96 : 83 :  Light thundershowers. 26 :  South-South-West :  South-West :  Cumulus :  Cumulus :  69.5 :  76 :  74 :  70 :  Fine weather but overcast. 27 :  Light North-East :  Light North-East :  — :  — :  66 :  82 :  84 :  72 :  -. 28 :  South :  South :  Cirrus above Cumulus :  Cirrus above Cumulus :  59 :  88 :  87 :  80 :  -. 29 :  Calm :  North-North-West :  Overcast :  Overcast :  69.5 :  83 :  80 :  72 : Cloudy, likely to rain.

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JOURNAL OF AN EXPEDITION SENT TO EXPLORE THE COURSE OF THE RIVER DARLING, IN 1835,

BY ORDER OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT.

CHAPTER 2.1.

Supposed course of the Darling. 
Mr. Dixon’s survey of the Bogan. 
Expedition postponed. 
Description of the boat carriage. 
Number and description of the party. 
Expedition leaves Parramatta. 
My departure from Sydney. 
Western part of Cumberland. 
County of Cook. 
The Blue Mountains. 
Weatherboard Inn. 
Mounts Hay and Tomah. 
River Grose. 
Early attempts to trace it upwards. 
Intended Tunnel. 
Pass of Mount Victoria. 
Advantages of convict labour. 
Country of Mulgoey. 
Emu plains. 
Township. 
General arrangement of towns and villages. 
The mountain road. 
Vale of Clywd. 
Village reserve. 
Granite formation. 
Farmer’s Creek. 
River Cox and intended bridge. 
Mount Walker. 
Solitary Creek. 
Honeysuckle Hill. 
Stony Range. 
Plains of Bathurst. 
The town. 
Inconvenience of want of arrangement in early colonization. 
Smallfarmers. 
Intended Bridge. 
Departure from Bathurst. 
Charley Booth. 
Road to Buree. 
Canobolas. 
Arrival at the camp of the party.

SUPPOSED COURSE OF THE DARLING.

On returning to Sydney from the banks of the Karaula my attention was immediately drawn to other duties, and especially to those of the department of roads and bridges, which had also been placed under my direction.

I did however entertain hopes that I should be permitted at a subsequent period to continue my journey towards the north-west.

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