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Narrative of an expedition of exploration in north-western Australia / by Herbert Basedow
Bib ID 4811159
Format BookBook
Author
Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
 
Description Carlisle, W.A. : Hesperian Press, 2009 
xv, 248 p. : ill., ports., facsim. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780859054539
Series

Western Australian Explorers' Diaries Project.

Summary

In 1916 scientist and explorer, Dr Herbert Basedow, was requested by the government to examine a remote Kimberley prospect for the strategic tungsten mineral, scheelite. His journal details the geology, flora, fauna and Aboriginals of the Kimberley frontier and the Wyndham area.

Notes

"First published in the Transactions of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australia Branch, vol. XVIII, Session 1916-1917. Adelaide, 1918."--P. iv.

Sketch plan of north-west coast of Australia /Herbert Basedow (Session 1916-17 Vol. XVIII) in separate slip case.

At head of title: The Western Australian Explorers' Diaries Project, incorporating the historical records of Western Australia.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933.  |  Natural history -- Western Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia -- Kimberley.  |  Geology -- Western Australia.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions.  |  Art - Rock art - Painting.  |  Sites - Mortuary sites and cemeteries.  |  Art - Carving and engraving - Boab nuts.  |  Art - Rock art - Engraving.  |  Worrorra people (K17) (WA SD51-16)  |  Art - Subjects - Wandjina.  |  Dance - Ceremonial.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Kimberley (W.A.) -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Glenelg River (W Vic SJ54-07, SJ54-08)  |  Derby (WA West Kimberley SE51-07)  |  Iwany / Sunday Island (WA West Kimberley SE51-03)  |  Port George IV (WA West Kimberley SD51-16)  |  Oombulgurri (WA Forrest East Kimberley SD52-10)  |  Port Hedland (WA East Pilbara SF50-04)
Terms of Use 2009 Hesperian Press and the Western Australian Explorers' Diaries Project. 

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