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Major Mitchell's 1836 "Australia Felix" expedition : a re-evaluation / by Gregory C. Eccleston
Bib ID 1775259
Format BookBook
Author
Eccleston, Gregory C
 
Description Melbourne, Vic. : Dept. of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University, 1992 
xiv, 162 p., 1 leaf of plates : ill., maps. 
ISBN 0909685460
Series

Monash publications in geography ; no. 40.

Summary

Examination of the scientific and utilitarian achievements of Major Mitchell's 1836 expedition ; references to Aboriginal guides accompanying the expedition and to encounters with local Aboriginal people; includes discussion about the adoption of Aboriginal place names.

Notes

Bibliography: p. [150]-158.

Subjects Mitchell, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1855.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - European.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers - Aboriginal guides.  |  Language - Vocabulary - Place names.  |  Victoria -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Victoria -- Description and travel -- To 1850.  |  Australia, Southeastern -- Discovery and exploration.  |  River Murray (SW NSW, N Vic, SE SA SI54, SI55)  |  Glenelg River (W Vic SJ54-07, SJ54-08)  |  Darling River (NSW SH55, SI54)  |  Loddon River (NW Vic SJ54-04, SI54-16)  |  Gariwerd / Grampians (W Vic SJ54-03, SJ54-07, SJ54-08)

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