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Where’s Mr Stuart?

Feb 24, 2010 | Discuss

Where's Mr Stuart?

A regular update on what explorer John McDouall Stuart was doing exactly 150 years ago, with Alice Springs historian STUART TRAYNOR. Where’s Mr Stuart? Camped in a stone hut at Chambers Creek (now Stuart Creek) which runs into Lake Eyre South Stuart has spent the hot summer months of November, December and January in the vicinity of Mount Margaret, part of the Davenport Range south of Oodnadatta. He was sent there by James Chambers and William Finke to survey some proposed leases for Philip Le...Read more