Spinifex and Sand A Narrative of Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Ausralia
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Spinifex and Sand A Narrative of Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Ausralia

By David Wynford Carnegie
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Table of Contents
  • Spinifex and Sand
  • SPINIFEX AND SAND
    • HON. DAVID W CARNEGIE (1871-1900)
      • To MY MOTHER
    • CONTENTS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • PART I
      • EARLY DAYS IN COOLGARDIE
      • CHAPTER II
      • “Hard Up”
      • CHAPTER III
      • A Miner On Bayley's
    • PART II
    • FIRST PROSPECTING EXPEDITION
      • CHAPTER I
      • The Rush To Kurnalpi—We Reach Queen Victoria Spring
      • CHAPTER II
      • In Unknown Country
      • CHAPTER III
      • From Mount Shenton To Mount Margaret
    • PART III
    • SECOND PROSPECTING EXPEDITION
      • CHAPTER I
      • The Joys Of Portable Condensers
      • CHAPTER II
      • Granite Rocks, “Namma Holes,” And “Soaks”
      • CHAPTER III
      • A Fresh Start
      • CHAPTER IV
      • A Camel Fight
      • CHAPTER V
      • Gold At Lake Darlôt
      • CHAPTER VI
      • Alone In The Bush
      • CHAPTER VII
      • Sale Of Mine
    • PART IV
    • MINING
      • CHAPTER I
      • Quartz Reefing And Dry-Blowing
    • PART V
    • THE OUTWARD JOURNEY
      • CHAPTER I
      • Previous Explorers In The Interior Of Western Australia
      • CHAPTER II
      • Members And Equipment Of Expedition
      • CHAPTER III
      • The Journey Begins
      • CHAPTER IV
      • We Enter The Desert
      • CHAPTER V
      • Water At Last
      • CHAPTER VI
      • Woodhouse Lagoon
      • CHAPTER VII
      • The Great Undulating Desert Of Gravel
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • A Desert Tribe
      • SANDALS Arunta Tribe
      • CHAPTER IX
      • Dr. Leichardt's Lost Expedition
      • CHAPTER X
      • The Desert Of Parallel Sand-Ridges
      • CHAPTER XI
      • From Family Well To Helena Spring
      • CHAPTER XII
      • Helena Spring
      • CHAPTER XIII
      • From Helena Spring To The Southesk Tablelands.
      • CHAPTER XIV
      • Death Of Stansmore
      • CHAPTER XV
      • Wells Exploring Expedition
      • CHAPTER XVI
      • Kimberley
      • CHAPTER XVII
      • Aboriginals At Hall's Creek
      • CHAPTER XVIII
      • Preparations For The Return Journey
      • APPENDIX TO PART V
      • SOME NATIVE WEAPONS AND CEREMONIAL IMPLEMENTS
    • PART VI
    • THE JOURNEY HOME
      • CHAPTER I
      • Return Journey Begins
      • CHAPTER II
      • Sturt Creek And “Gregory's Salt Sea”
      • CHAPTER III
      • Our Camp On The “Salt Sea”
      • CHAPTER IV
      • Desert Once More
      • CHAPTER V
      • Stansmore Range To Lake MacDonald
      • CHAPTER VI
      • Lake MacDonald To The Deep Rock-Holes
      • CHAPTER VII
      • The Last Of The Ridges Of Drift Sand
      • CHAPTER VIII
      • Woodhouse Lagoon Revisited
      • CHAPTER IX
      • Across Lake Wells To Lake Darlôt
      • CHAPTER X
      • The End Of The Expedition
      • APPENDIX
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