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Title: Series 14, 28 - Paper on Geology of Western Australia [based on visit 1900 by Daisy Bates]
Author: Bates, Daisy
Issue Date: 3-Nov-2015
Abstract: Paper on Geology of W.A. - An account of several overland journeys made by D.M.B.: Pt Hedland to Carnarvon, Beagle Bay to Disaster Bay with the Trappists and Bishop Gibney and a droving journey from near Roebuck Bay to Ethel Creek. The paper for a learned society notes the flora, birds, entomology, waterways, wells, suitable pasture, pindan marshes, minerals (some auriferous rock) in the areas of Carnarvon, Gascoyne River, Onslow, Ashburton Marble Bay, Marble Bar, Black Ranges, Pt Hedland, Shaw River, De Grey River, Nullagine, Bamboo Springs, Fortescue River, Balla Balla, Depuch Island and other places.
Description: The Barr Smith Library recognises the moral rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the owners of their knowledge. To this end, Special Collections is digitising the Daisy Bates Papers in our collections to enhance access for people who cannot travel to Adelaide. Please be aware that this site may contain sensitive information, including the names and images of people who have passed away and which may sadden and distress some Aboriginal people. This site may also contain language and terms used by an author that reflect an inappropriate attitude due to the historical context in which these records were created.
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