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The Australian Explorers by George Grimm

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The Australian Explorers
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Publisher: George Robertson & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 124147060X
Number of pages: 272

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The story of the exploration of Australia is one which we cannot willingly let die. There are many reasons for keeping alive the remembrance of such heroic deeds. It is due to the memory of those men who took their lives in their hands, and, in many cases, laid their bones in the desert; it is an act of gratitude on our part, who have entered on their labours; and it is a kind of information indispensable to every Australian who desires to know the history of his country.

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