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Expeditions into Central Australia, vol 1

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Published: 1841
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,676 / 339 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 40.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 338
mnybks.net#: 2527
Genre: Travel
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TER--THE SCOTT--REJOIN THE PARTY--WATER ALL USED AT THE DEPOT--EMBARRASSING CIRCUMSTANCES--REMOVE TO THE SCOTT--RECONNOITRE IN ADVANCE--BARREN COUNTRY--TABLE-TOPPED ELEVATIONS--INDICATIONS OF THE VIOLENT ACTION OF WATER--MEET NATIVES--REACH LAKE TORRENS--THE WATER SALT--OBLIGED TO RETURN--ARRIVAL AT DEPOT--HOSTILE DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE NATIVES.

CHAPTER VI.

CAUSE OF HOSTILITY OF THE NATIVES--WELL SUNK UNSUCCESSFULLY--OVERSEER SENT TO THE EAST--THE SCOTT EXAMINED--ROCK WALLUBIES--OVERSEER'S RETURN--ANOTHER VISIT TO LAKE TORRENS--BOGGY CHARACTER OF ITS BED--EXTRAORDINARY EFFECTS OF MIRAGE AND REFRACTION--RETURN TO THE CAMP--SUPPLY OF WATER EXHAUSTED--LEAVE THE DEPOT--THE MUNDY--THE BURR--MOUNT SERLE--LAKE TORRENS TO THE EAST--MELANCHOLY PROSPECTS

CHAPTER VII.

EXCURSION TO THE NORTH-EAST--TRACE DOWN THE FROME--WATER BECOMES SALT--PASS BEYOND THE RANGES--COCKAT

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