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The North-West patrol [electronic resource] : across New Guinea from the Fly to the Sepik 1926-1996 / [compiled by Michael Bird]
Bib ID 2908250
Format BookBook [electronic resource]
Description [Canberra] : Australian National University, [1996] 
1 computer optical disc : ill. ; 4 3/4 in. 
Technical Details

Primarily designed to run on a Macintosh platform, although it may be possible to run on a PC platform also. Organised as a conventional internet site with browsable hyper-linked HTML text files and GIF image files. Also contains a separate complete set of archive quality TIFF image files of Ivan Champion's original photographs. Access requires one of the available world-wide-web browser applications -Netscape, Mosaic, MacWeb or HTML-viewer, among others. 

Summary

The CD-ROM contains information on the historical background and membership of the 1926 expedition of Australian patrol officers, Charles Karius and Ivan Champion, which crossed the island of New Guinea at its widest point, from the Fly to the Sepik Rivers. In 1996 an international party set out to retrace the route of the original patrol. The disc includes the diary of the modern expedition, over 250 historical and modern photographs, complete texts of the original patrol reports and bibliography.

Notes

Title from disc.

Subjects Explorers -- New Guinea.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Papua New Guinea -- Description and travel.
Other authors/contributors Bird, Michael  |  Champion, Ivan F. (Ivan Francis), 1904-1989  |  Karius, Charles Henry, -1940  |  Australian National University

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