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Where’s Mr Stuart?

Jun 01, 2010 | Discuss

Where's Mr Stuart?

Taken from John McDouall Stuart’s journals on his journey through the Centre 150 years ago On the first day of June Stuart and his men encountered a pleasant surprise in the form of “splendid large gum creek or river” on their course through the Davenport Range. The creek was more than 200 metres or “ten chains” wide, with “long and deep reaches of water with fish four or five inches in length.” Stuart (according to the journals) named the river Bonney C...Read more