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Main Title: Discoverers of Australia / [by] Alf and Shirley Sampson.
Author: Sampson, A. (Alfred)
Sampson, S. (Shirley), 1927-
Imprint: Golden Press, 1971.
Collation: 60p. : ill.(part col.), portraits, maps, index, hbk ; 34cm.
Subject: European explorers
European exploration
European exploration
Biography
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works
Australia
Series: An Australian golden book
ISBN: 0855582286
Notes:
Index.
For children.
Contents:
Sea Explorers: The search for Terra Australis p3. To India via the Cape with Vasco da Gama p4. The Dutch find the South Land: Dirk Hartog, Francisco Pelsaart, Franz Thyssen, Abel Tasman p4. The English take a hand: William Dampier on the West Coast p8; James Cook discovering the East Coast p11; George Bass and Mathew Flinders charting the coastline p18.
Land explorers exploring the unknown: Governor Phillip, George Cayley, the first settlement p23. Blaxland, Wentworth and Lawson searching for new pastures p26. George Evans crossing the Blue Mountains p26. John Oxley exploring the Lachlan and Macquarie Rivers p28. Hamilton Hume and William Hovell new pastures in Victoria p30. Charles Sturt solving the puzzle of the rivers p32. James Stirling exploring the Swan River District p37. Thomas Mitchell surveying Eastern Australia p38. Sir George Grey exploring the N.W. Coast p42. Edward John Eyre trekking across the interior p43. Angus McMillan and Paul Strzelecki opening up Gippsland p44. Ludwig Leichardt exploring Central Queensland p46. Edmund Kennedy exploring Cape York Peninsula p48. Augustus Charles Gregory searching for Leichardt p49. John McDouall Stuart the truth about the Centre p50. Burke and Wills a tragedy of errors p53. John forrest exploring the Western Desert p56. Earnest Giles crossing the continent with camels p57. Peter Warburton Adelaide to the West Coast p59.
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 919.4 SAM Available