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Discoveries in Australia, Volume 2

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Published: 1846
Language: English
Wordcount: 146,478 / 431 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.8
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 783
Added to site: 2006.04.17
mnybks.net#: 13330
Origin: gutenberg.org

With an Account of the Coasts and Rivers Explored and Surveyed During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, in the Years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43. By Command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Also a Narrative of Captain Owen Stanley's Visits to the Islands in the Arafura Sea

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KILLING A KANGAROO. A.J. Mason Sc.

HUMMOCK ISLAND. Highest part 400 feet, bearing South-East 20 miles.

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JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY.

CHAPTER 2.

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Leave Port Essington. Clarence Strait. Hope Inlet. Shoal Bay. Land for Observations. Explore a new Opening. Talc Head. Port Darwin. Continue Exploration. Mosquitoes and Sandflies. Nature of the Country. Its parched appearance. Large ant's nest. Return to Shoal Bay. Visit from the Natives. Remarks. Their teeth perfect. Rite of Circumcision. Observations on the Migrations of the Natives. Theory of an Inland Sea. Central Desert. Salt water drunk by Natives. Modes of procuring water. Survey the harbour. Natives on a raft. Anecdote. Bynoe Harbour. Well. Brilliant Meteors. Natives on Point Emery. Their surprise at the well. Importance of water. Anecdote. Languages of Australia. Specimens. Remarks. Leave Port Darwin. Tides. Squall. Visit Port Patterson. Leave. Examine ope

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