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Author Macqueen, Andy, 1949-

Title Somewhat perilous : the journeys of Singleton, Parr, Howe, Myles and Blaxland in the northern Blue Mountains / Andy Macqueen
Published Wentworth Falls, N.S.W. : A. Macqueen, 2004


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 MELB  919.445042 Mac/Spt  AVAILABLE
Description x, 185 pages : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 25 cm
Summary Tells the fascinating story of the struggle of European explorers to find a suitable passage across the northern section of the Blue Mountains into the Hunter Valley from Windsor from 1817 to 1824. They relied heavily on Aboriginal assistance a fact never given real official credit a fact which this account attempts to redress
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 179-181
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Blue Mountains -- History
Forest fires -- Australia -- Blue Mountains (N.S.W.) -- History.
Fire ecology -- Australia -- Blue Mountains (N.S.W.) -- History.
Blue Mountains (N.S.W.) -- Discovery and exploration.
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