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William Ernest Powell Giles (1835-1897), best known as Ernest Giles, was an Australian explorer who led three major expeditions in central Australia. He did not attempt a regular exploring expedition until 1872, when with two other men he left Chambers pillar, South Australia (now in the Northern Territory), and traversed much previously untrodden country to the north-west ...more
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Published June 1st 2007 by Dodo Press (first published 1889)
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Really interesting read about the first explorers to Aus and what happened to them, many of them did not survive their expeditions.
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“An explorer is an explorer from love, and it is nature, not art, that makes him so.” 1 likes
“I trust it will be believed that an explorer may be an imaginative as well as a practical creature. ” 1 likes
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