Issue Details: First known date: 1937 1937
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This, the ninth in a series on pioneers and explorers, tells of John McDouall Stuart's expeditions from Adelaide to Northern Australia. His final expedition marked the route for the Overland Telegraph Line which linked Adelaide with the rest of the world. Stuart had suffered such hardships during his explorations that his health was broken and his eyesight compromised.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Queenslander 20 May 1937 Z1719404 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 3,36
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Subjects:
  • Great Artesian Basin,
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Lake Eyre, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
  • Tennant Creek, Mataranka - Tennant Creek area, Central Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
  • Daly Waters, Mataranka - Tennant Creek area, Central Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
  • Neales Flat, Burra - Eudunda area, Mid North South Australia, South Australia,
  • Streaky Bay area, Northwest Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia,
  • Newcastle Waters, Mataranka - Tennant Creek area, Central Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
  • Katherine, Batchelor - Katherine area, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • Roper River area, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory,
  • 1815-1869
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