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This is the story of Charles Sturt's trip to penetrate Australia's mysterious centre. South Australia is sliding into bankruptcy and the colonials look to Sturt. As "Father of Australian Exploration they needed him to find rich lands to rescue the South Australian economy. As one perishes, others wondered who would be next. Could their steely resolve force the Inland to yield its secrets?The explorer's original diaries and letters are quoted from freely, to enable you to ride into the fierce, blazing deserts with them and to feel what they felt and picture what they saw.
Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia, performed under the authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6. Together with a notice of the province of South Australia, in 1847. In two volumes. Volume 1.
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