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The Resource The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea, Jordan Goodman

The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea, Jordan Goodman

Label
The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea
Title
The Rattlesnake
Title remainder
a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea
Statement of responsibility
Jordan Goodman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes treatment by Indigenous people of survivors of 'Charles Eaton' after it was wrecked in Great Barrier Reef; history of voyage of exploration by 'HMS Rattlesnake' which tasked with charting eastern coast of Australia and Coral Sea as result of shipwrecks; skilled Aboriginal labour and whaling in Twofold Bay, NSW; describes Kennedy Expedition, including its contacts with Indigenous people and role of Aboriginal guide, Jackey Jackey; contacts with Indigenous people; Barbara Thompson (nee Crawford) and her life on Muraleg Island after surviving shipwreck
Cataloging source
QBCL
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Goodman, Jordan
Dewey number
526.90994309034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Jacky Jacky
  • Brierly, Oswald W. B.
  • MacGillivray, William
  • Huxley, Thomas Henry
  • Kennedy, Edmund Besley Court
  • Stanley, Owen
  • Thomson, Barbara
  • Rattlesnake (Ship)
  • Topographical surveying
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Scientific expeditions
Label
The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea, Jordan Goodman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A taste of the tropics: Madeira and Rio de Janeiro, 1847 -- The Bullion Run: Cape Colony and Mauritius, 1847 -- Australia Felix: Hobart, Sydney and Twofold Bay, 1847 -- Not waltzes and polkas: the Great Barrier Reef, 1847 & 1848 -- Edmund Kennedy and Cape York, 1848 -- The Cape, the Furnace and Cockroaches 1848 & 1849 -- The tragedy of Kennedy, 1849 -- Tristes tropiques: the Louisiade Archipelago and New Guinea, 1849 -- A white woman and Darnley Island, 1849 & 1850 -- Death of a captain: Sydney, 1850 -- Getting home, 1850
Control code
000026975634
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 357 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780571210732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration
Label
The Rattlesnake : a voyage of discovery to the Coral Sea, Jordan Goodman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A taste of the tropics: Madeira and Rio de Janeiro, 1847 -- The Bullion Run: Cape Colony and Mauritius, 1847 -- Australia Felix: Hobart, Sydney and Twofold Bay, 1847 -- Not waltzes and polkas: the Great Barrier Reef, 1847 & 1848 -- Edmund Kennedy and Cape York, 1848 -- The Cape, the Furnace and Cockroaches 1848 & 1849 -- The tragedy of Kennedy, 1849 -- Tristes tropiques: the Louisiade Archipelago and New Guinea, 1849 -- A white woman and Darnley Island, 1849 & 1850 -- Death of a captain: Sydney, 1850 -- Getting home, 1850
Control code
000026975634
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 357 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780571210732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustration

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