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David Carnegie

David Carnegie Retracing Expedition (updated to day 11 of 21)

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I had planned to follow explorer David Carnegie’s 1897 route from Halls Creek to the south for some years now. After my first Carnegie Retracing Expedition in 2003 with my ...
Created: 21 Apr 2014 16:55  BlogID: 5608  Comments: 11  Views: 3797 
Nullarbor Tree Nest

Photo Competition 2014

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Created: 07 Dec 2013 19:24  BlogID: 5513  Comments: 3  Views: 1035 
Extract of Carnegie's Exploration Map near Dwarf Well

Dwarf Well Rediscovery

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When explorer David Carnegie visited the soakage in the Great Sandy Desert he named Dwarf Well, he gave numerous clues as to its whereabouts....
Created: 19 Oct 2013 16:54  BlogID: 5422  Comments: 6  Views: 1454 
Looking down the hill from Mundi Mundi Lookout 2012

Mad Max 2 Filming Locations

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Just outside of Broken Hill in NSW are some locations that were used in the film Mad Max 2. A few kilometres north than the town of Silverton,...
Created: 09 Dec 2012 15:57  BlogID: 4503  Comments: 5  Views: 4173 
Bloods Range

Not Beyond Approach - A Quest for Mount Unapproachable.

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Docker River was my departure point. I had arrived yesterday afternoon and after a brief tour of the town I camped in the local campground just west right before sunset....
Created: 06 Nov 2012 10:00  BlogID: 4530  Comments: 7  Views: 3642 
Turn Off from Eyre Highway

Baxter Cliffs, Hampton Tableland and some Western Nullarbor ...

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The turnoff from the Eyre Highway was about 85 kilometres out of Balladonia Roadhouse, on the right as you head east and I arrived there just before 11am....
Created: 24 Dec 2011 11:00  BlogID: 3575  Comments: 9  Views: 14559 
Bush Scene near Gnarlbine Rock

Holland Track Pictorial (Gnarlbine Rock to Broomehill)

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Here are some pictures taken whilst traveling from Gnarlbine Rock to Broomehill along existing tracks. This is approximately the route taken by John Holland & Co....
Created: 03 Oct 2011 21:43  BlogID: 3339  Comments: 4  Views: 11397 
Track towards Mount Bannerman

Unfinished Business - On the trail of Explorer David Carnegie

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We had camped near a small creek system near the top end of the Tanami Track, about fifteen kilometres south of the Great Northern Highway....
Created: 18 Jul 2011 00:00  BlogID: 4239  Comments: 5  Views: 7124 
Acacia Filled Track

Journey to Dragon Tree Soak

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Looking at maps of the Great Sandy Desert in Western Australia there is a remote nature reserve near the centre of it. This is most apparent in high scale maps,...
Created: 15 Jul 2011 00:00  BlogID: 3799  Comments: 9  Views: 7799 
Great Central Road

Western Desert Meanderings 2010.

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From the Great Central Road and Warburton we headed north along the Gunbarrel Highway, or what is now called the Warburton North Road. We being myself and my father John....
Created: 03 Jun 2010 00:00  BlogID: 1901  Comments: 10  Views: 19092 
Faid Maid of Perth 2

The Fair Maid of Perth, and how the Gibson Desert was Named.

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The "Fair Maid of Perth", the horse that accompanied explorer Alfred Gibson to his death is not named after Western Australia's capital Perth, as is sometimes thought,...
Created: 29 Dec 2008 00:00  BlogID: 813  Comments: 3  Views: 15600 
Route of Journey

Western Desert Meanderings 2008

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This trip/journey report covers some of the desolate interior of Western Australia and the associated routes to and from the capital city of Western Australia, Perth....
Created: 28 Jun 2008 00:00  BlogID: 936  Comments: 4  Views: 33186 
Talawana Track

Western Desert Meanderings 2007

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The mining town of Newman was my departure point for my planned trip into the Gibson Desert. I had arrived there in the morning and spent a few hours looking around some of ...
Created: 11 Jun 2007 08:00  BlogID: 154  Comments: 1  Views: 31208