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Stuart on the move, mound by mound

Mar 02, 2010 | Discuss

Stuart on the move, mound by mound

Stuart Traynor following the trail of John McDouall Stuart, who became the first white man to reach Central Australia exactly 150 years ago. Perhaps the major reason for his success was Stuart’s ability to find water: Where’s Mr Stuart? Travelling north, following the line of mound springs west of Lake Eyre Stuart, Kekwick and Head leave Chambers Creek on 2 March 1860 with 13 horses. It is very hot and dry. Little do they realise that within a week the skies will open up and they will ha...Read more