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Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 How Giles Conquered the Desert : Gibson Finds Death Waiting at the End of a False Trail
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This, the seventeenth in a series on pioneers and explorers, tells of Ernest Giles. He was born in Bristol England, came to Victoria and joined the gold rush, became a clerk, then joined an exploration of Central Australia. He named Mount Olga. In 1875 he crossed from South to Western Australia. There is also a paragraph about Tietkins who conducted a survey of Yorke's peninsula for the Government of South Australia.

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  • Includes portrait photograph of Ernest Giles.

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    y separately published work icon The Queenslander 22 July 1937 Z1721153 1937 newspaper issue 1937 pg. 3,36
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  • Mount Olga, The Olgas,
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