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The Resource Desert, drought, and death : the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900, by Henry William Hill ; edited by Mark Chambers and Peter J. Bridge

Desert, drought, and death : the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900, by Henry William Hill ; edited by Mark Chambers and Peter J. Bridge

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Desert, drought, and death : the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900
Title
Desert, drought, and death
Title remainder
the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900
Statement of responsibility
by Henry William Hill ; edited by Mark Chambers and Peter J. Bridge
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A lost gold reef of unparalleled proportions, hard men pitted against an inhospitable and unforgiving terrain, a deranged cameleer, blood lusting natives and triumph over adversity - yet it is not. Nine months after leaving the North East Goldfields town of Menzies in Western Australia in 1899 with a party of five seasoned advetnurers, Henry W. Hill struggled into Oodnadatta in the centre of South Australia, with three of those men and with less than half the camels. What really happended? Now, the annals of this disastrous expedition and brought to light, to intrigue the reader and enthrall the student of Centralian life for the first time in over a century annotation pending
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WLB
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1867-1943
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Hill, Henry William
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1943-
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  • Chambers, Mark
  • Bridge, Peter J.
Series statement
The Western Australian explorers' diaries project incorporating the historical records of Western Australia
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  • Hill, Henry William
  • Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition
  • Explorers
  • Explorers
Label
Desert, drought, and death : the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900, by Henry William Hill ; edited by Mark Chambers and Peter J. Bridge
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Accompanying material
2 folded maps in back pocket.
Control code
000044677818
Dimensions
25 cm. +
Extent
xxvii, 131 p.
Isbn
9780859053839
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)437321567
Label
Desert, drought, and death : the Border Exploration Syndicate Expedition to the Rawlinson Range 1899-1900, by Henry William Hill ; edited by Mark Chambers and Peter J. Bridge
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Accompanying material
2 folded maps in back pocket.
Control code
000044677818
Dimensions
25 cm. +
Extent
xxvii, 131 p.
Isbn
9780859053839
Other physical details
ill., facsims., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)437321567

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