The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions

By: Chewings, Charles

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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. MINT - a NEW copy. Black and white frontispiece, 2 maps and large folded map in endpocket. Decorated cloth boards. 174 pages Introduction by Valmai Hankel. Contains the accounts of four journeys undertaken into the Australian outback by explorer, geologist and anthropologist, Charles Chewings [1859-1937] between 1881 and 1909. The in 1881-2, Chewings Travelled from Beltana, SA to Hermannsburg and Henbury , NT; In 1883 he sailed to Port Lincoln, then from there to Streaky Bay, Denial Bay, Lake Everard, north of Tarcoola, Mt Finke and east to Coondambo. His most important expedition in 1885 was an expedition, with camels, to the Centre, where he explored the sources of the Finke River. In 1909 he travelled from Barrow Creek to Victoria River NT searching for water for possible stock routes.

Title: The Sources of the Finke River and Other Expeditions

Author Name: Chewings, Charles

Categories: Aust-History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Adelaide, The Friends of the State Library of South Australia: 2010

ISBN Number: 1876154659

ISBN Number 13: 9781876154653

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID282521

Keywords: Australian history central australia Charles Chewings Exploration Northern Territory,