The Resource Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832, G. B White

Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832, G. B White

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Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832
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Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832
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G. B White
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Summary
1831-1832; Journal of an expedition to the interior [of New South Wales] through the Liverpool Plains. Describes outset of the journey from Greenwood; waiting for Major Mitchell, the Surveyor General; nature of the exploring party and provisions; weather conditions; landscape traversed; places of encampment; daily activities; taking of measurements and time; contact with Aborigines [Kamilaroi people]; the search for water and hunting and fishing for food; and provides Indigenous names for places and some objects. Includes encounter with an Aboriginal woman on 19th December 1831 and incident on 29th December 1831 where boats become damaged whilst surveying the River Kindur [or Kindiur or Kindeur]. At the back of the volume are lunar distance measurements as well as latitude and altitude calculations. (Call No.: CY 527 )
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White, G. B
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1792-1855
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Mitchell, Thomas
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Explorers
  • Surveyors
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Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832, G. B White
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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1wN262mn
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Publication
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Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; B182
Control code
M0057826
Extent
No pagination
System control number
0082230
Label
Journal on Expedition with Sir Thomas L. Mitchell from November 26, 1831 to March 14, 1832, G. B White
Link
https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/1wN262mn
Publication
Note
Held In; State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; B182
Control code
M0057826
Extent
No pagination
System control number
0082230

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