13TH to18 TH July 1861. Burke and ———–

13-18 July 1861 – Burke & Wills Camp 119, Normanton The Victorian Exploring Expedition of 1860-61, more widely known as the Burke & Wills Expedition, left Melbourne on 20 August 1860 with the aim of crossing to the northern coastline of Australia at the Gulf of Carpentaria, discovering new land on the way. Four members of the party (Robert O’Hara […]

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