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Journal (with plans) of the Government Prospecting Expedition to the South-Western Portions of the Northern Territory, and to the Buxton and Davenport Ranges, by W. R. Murray
C. E. Bristow, Government Printer, Adelaide 1907 - Foolscap folio, 24 pp., three folding colour plans, in original printed wrappers. Prospecting for gold in the remote North. 'In September, 1905, the Government decided to send a prospecting party to the south-western and western portions of the Northern Territory. Mr F. R. George, of the Mines Department, was appointed leader, and it was decided to first prospect the Petermann Ranges, regarding which area little was yet known, and then proceed by way of the Treuer Ranges to Tanami, near the Western Australian border, where Mr A. A. Davidson in 1900, after a hurried examination of the country, reported the occurrence of gold.'With colour lithographed geological sketch plan of the Peterman and Blood's Ranges. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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