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The Resource Escape Cliffs : the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66, Derek Pugh

Escape Cliffs : the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66, Derek Pugh

Label
Escape Cliffs : the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66
Title
Escape Cliffs
Title remainder
the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66
Statement of responsibility
Derek Pugh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
“This is a true story of greed, courage, exploration, murder, wasted efforts, life and death struggles, insubordinations, incredible seamanship, and extraordinary bushmanship, amid government bungling and Aboriginal resistance, during south Australia's first attempt at colonising their Northern Territory in 1864. The South Australians wanted their state to be the premier state of Australia. The new settlement was expected to open up a trading route across the country to Asia and beyond, and exploit the agricultural and mining opportunities of the interior. It was to be at no cost to the state, as the land was sold, unseen and unsurveyed, to investors in Adelaide and London, prior to the First Northern Territory Expedition even setting out. The investors were already calculating their returns, but then, as the saying goes, the fight really started...”--Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pugh, Derek
Dewey number
994.29
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beatrice (Schooner)
  • Northern Territory Expedition
  • Beagle (Ship)
  • Yatala (Ship)
  • Henry Ellis (Ship)
  • Northern Territory Expedition
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Pioneers
  • Larrakia (Australian people)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Pioneers
  • Larrakia (Australian people)
  • Northern Territory
  • Adelaide River Region (N.T.)
  • Litchfield (N.T.)
  • Northern Territory
  • Escape Cliffs (N.T.)
  • Adelaide River Region (N.T.)
  • Litchfield (N.T.)
  • Northern Territory
Label
Escape Cliffs : the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66, Derek Pugh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library of Australia's third copy is signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060958525
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st.
Extent
xxi, 219 pages, 18 pages of plates
Isbn
9780648142102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1005978050
Label
Escape Cliffs : the first Northern Territory expedition, 1864-66, Derek Pugh
Publication
Copyright
Note
National Library of Australia's third copy is signed by author.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060958525
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st.
Extent
xxi, 219 pages, 18 pages of plates
Isbn
9780648142102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1005978050

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