This title outlines the three main northern exploration trips that Allan Cunningham undertook in 1827 to 1829.
Chapter 1 describes the initial 1827 excursion. Between April and August 1827, starting from Segenhoe on the Upper Hunter, he skirted the Liverpool Plains, crossed the Peel and Dumaresq rivers, and discovered the Darling Downs.
In Chapter 2, in 1828, he showed that the country he had discovered could be reached from the site of Brisbane.
Chapter 3 discusses Cunningham’s 1829 expedition in which he returned to Queensland undertaking more explorations as well as some botanical research.
Much of the information in this title has come from Original Source Documents courtesy of Australian Discovery, edited by, Ernest Scott, Professor of History, in the University of Melbourne. This was published in 1929.
In all cases, the original spelling and grammar are left as is to preserve the authenticity of this information.
Warning: This title may contain names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.
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