Journals of Australian Explorations

By: Augustus Charles Gregory and Francis Thomas Gregory
Published By: Double9 Books
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The book "Journals of Australian Explorations," by Augustus Charles Gregory and Francis Thomas Gregory, is a riveting collection of eyewitness stories describing their momentous exploration voyages across the Australian continent in the nineteenth century. These expeditions were critical in increasing geographical knowledge, mapping new territories, and comprehending Australia's various landforms. The journals provide a detailed and intimate account of the Gregory brothers' voyages' problems, victories, and interactions. The leadership of Augustus Charles Gregory and the scientific expertise of Francis Thomas Gregory are visible as they cross the frequently harsh and unexplored terrain, interact with Indigenous tribes, and make critical observations on topography, flora, fauna, and geological formations. The writings of the explorers not only throw light on their courageous expeditions, but also provide insights on the cultural and environmental features of the countries they explored. The reports are rich in ethnographic detail regarding Indigenous peoples and their interactions with European explorers.

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Augustus Charles Gregory and Francis Thomas Gregory

Francis Thomas "Frank" Gregory was an Australian explorer and politician who lived from October 19, 1821 to October 23, 1888. He was born in England and moved to Australia with his family as a child. He was the younger brother of Augustus Gregory, an explorer and politician who also created a name for himself in the colony. Gregory was born in 1821 in Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, England. In 1829, he and his family, including his older brother Augustus, immigrated to Western Australia. Gregory joined the Western Australian state service in 1841 as a cadet surveyor after receiving a rudimentary education. Gregory went to survey the land north of Perth with his older brother Augustus and explorer Henry Churchman in 1846. Sir Augustus Charles Gregory KCMG FRSGS was an English-born Australian explorer and surveyor who died on June 25, 1905. He led four important trips between 1846 and 1858. He was Queensland's first Surveyor-General. He was appointed to the Queensland Legislative Council for life.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 324Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359327034
  • ISBN-13:9789359327037
  • Item Weight: 486g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17.9mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General