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Dig 3ft NW

by Sarah Murgatroyd

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For anyone interested in Australian History. This is a compelling story about the adventures of Burke and Wills. What went wrong on the journey to discover. ( )
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In 1860, an eccentric Irish police officer named Robert O'Hara Burke led a cavalcade of camels, wagons and men out of Melbourne. Accompanied by William Wills, a shy English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become the first European to cross the Australian continent. A few months later, an ancient coolibah tree at Cooper Creek bore a strange carving: 'Dig 3ft NW'. Burke, Wills and five other men were dead. The expedition had become an astonishing tragedy."--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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