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Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 Epic Story of John Eyre : His Trials and Triumphs
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This article, the sixth in a series on Australian pioneers and explorers, tells the story of Edward John Eyre who was born in Hornsea in 1815 and who came to Australia as a squatter. It describes his expeditions to Mount Arden, the discovery of Lake Torrens, the naming of Mount Deception, of the murder of Baxter by two of the Aboriginal carriers, and the loyalty of another of the Aboriginal men, Wylie.

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  • Includes portraits

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    y separately published work icon The Queenslander 22 April 1937 Z1703473 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 3,43
Last amended 27 Jul 2010 11:53:02
3,43 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article23587720 Epic Story of John Eyre : His Trials and Triumphssmall AustLit logo The Queenslander
Subjects:
  • Lake Torrens, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
  • Port Lincoln - Louth Bay area, Southern Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia,
  • Streaky Bay, Streaky Bay area, Northwest Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia,
  • Flinders Ranges, North East South Australia, Far North South Australia, South Australia,
  • Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln - Louth Bay area, Southern Eyre Peninsula, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia,
  • 1815-1906
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