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The other side of the hill : 200 years of Australian exploration

Author: William Joy
Publisher: Lane Cove, NSW : Doubleday, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the adventures of the Spanish and Dutch sailors, journeys of Sturt, Burke and Wills, Giles, Forrest and other land explorers to latter-day pioneers of Australia's minerals.
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Named Person: Robert O'Hara Burke; John McDouall Stuart; William John Wills
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Joy
ISBN: 086824094X 9780868240947
OCLC Number: 14696544
Description: 252 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Finding the Great South Land --
Mountain conquest --
Oxley discovers the Liverpool Plains --
A mighty river and the Darling Downs --
Hume and Hovell --
Sturt to the Darling and Murray --
Mitchell's phantom river --
Grey fails in the west --
Strzelecki and Australia's highest moutain --
Eyre --
Sturt to the central desert --
Leichhardt --
The search for Leichhardt --
Kennedy: tragedy at Cape York --
The Overland Telegraph --
Burke and Wills --
Opening up the far north --
The west: Forrest, Warburton, Giles --
The rush for gold --
The overlanders --
Filling the gaps --
The last great desert --
The search for mineral wealth --
The post-war boom.
Responsibility: William Joy.

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From the adventures of the Spanish and Dutch sailors, journeys of Sturt, Burke and Wills, Giles, Forrest and other land explorers to latter-day pioneers of Australia's minerals.

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