The Resource Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847, by Charles Sturt

Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847, by Charles Sturt

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Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
Title
Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Sturt
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Language
eng
Summary
v.1, p.44-45; Camboli & Nadbuck, natives of Murray River & Lake Victoria join party as guides; p.7980; Lake Bonney area - small groups contacted; p.83-85; Account of corroboree (dance given by Darling River tribe to Murray River tribe); p.90; Pulcanti & 16 others join expedition; p.92-3; Native camp, Rufus River; p.98-101; Nadbuck rejoined party with Toonda; p.104-107; Information of Darling River attack on white overland party, Ana-branch tribe, native weir, fishing net; p.109110; Large encampment Darling River; p.115-116; 48 natives in camp, kangaroo prepared for cooking (Darling River); p.127-135; Making bark canoes, Laidleys Ponds, Williorara people - food, fish, caterpillars, roots etc.; p.137-140; Cawndilla tribe - disposition; p.145-160; Visit of Boocolo (chief or elder), theft & recovery of flag, native well, Coonbaralba or Murnco Murnco, running down, killing, cooking & eating 2 native dogs; p.161-163; Pit dug for a talperos, glut of fish (Darling River); p.166; Parnari water hole; p.175; Rocky Glen camp, waterholes, well; p.209-210; Poor condition of group at Floods Creek; p.226-234; Acacia seeds as food, fires, huts described (Floods Creek); p.254; Description of shelters; p.261-274; Grinding stones, bags, nets, firesticks; Muddy Creek area circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.294-298; Firing of grass, lizards eaten, cooking; Mount Lyell family group, circumcision, tooth avulsion; p.314- 318; Emaciated native, name for fish, Depot Creek; p.339-349; Jerboa hunting party, cooking in hot sand, body scarification, drinking & use of fat; p.368-370; Women gathering seeds, huts, body painting; p.385-388; Description of huts, wells; p.407; Digging for roots Salt Lagoon, gathering seeds; v.2, p.6-7; Eyres Creek native wells; p.36; Wild fowl traps, Coopers Creek; p.57; Native grave mound (Coopers Creek); p.63-81; Sign language, fish nets, Roans Plains, physical description; p.118- 119; Eye inflamation among Willierara & Cawndilla tribes; p.134-141; Appearance, reason for poor birthrate, infanticide, habitations, foods; p.211- 215; Moorundi tribe early clashes with Europeans; p.274-286; Character, diseases, special needs, displacement of tribes & groups, suggestions for future; includes Mr. Kennedys survey of the River Victoria, brief mention of contacts; Appendices include types of animals, birds, rocks & botanical specimens ( reference tool)
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ADFA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1795-1869
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sturt, Charles
Dewey number
919.42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU390
LC item number
.S93
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1773-1858
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brown, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sturt, Charles
  • Toonda
  • Nadbuck
  • Topar
  • Australia
  • Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court
  • Sturt, Charles
  • Natural history
  • South Australia
  • South Australia
  • South Australia
  • Australia, Central
  • Australia
  • Australia
Label
Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847, by Charles Sturt
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Publication
Note
  • Ferguson number 5202
  • Includes advertising material
  • See also 1964 facsimile reprint held at RB S936.73/N1
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Botanical appendix by Robert Brown
Control code
000026943741
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
2 volumes (x, 416 pages (11); vi, 308, 92 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured) coloured folded map
System control number
(OCoLC)8547747
Label
Narrative of an expedition into central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5 and 6, together with a notice of the province of South Australia in 1847, by Charles Sturt
Publication
Note
  • Ferguson number 5202
  • Includes advertising material
  • See also 1964 facsimile reprint held at RB S936.73/N1
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Botanical appendix by Robert Brown
Control code
000026943741
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
2 volumes (x, 416 pages (11); vi, 308, 92 pages
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured) coloured folded map
System control number
(OCoLC)8547747

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