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Throssell Ranges - Rudall River

Discovering Karlamilyi (Rudall River) National Park - ...

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At 1,283,706 hectares (12837 square km), the Karlamilyi (previously Rudall River) National Park is the largest national park in Western Australia and one of the largest in the ...
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Up the Calder we go

The 2013 Expedition Begins.

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1. Exploring Rudall River & the Yandagooge Gap 2. In the footsteps of Carnegie - The Carnegie Retracing expedition (Halls Creek to Mt Webb) Part 1 - Mick O
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Russ at the 'Sweet Nell' mine site

Great Victoria Desert Expedition 2014 - Day 1 The station ...

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Saturday 2nd August Tomato Rocks SA bleep it was a cold night! Minus 2C to be exact. Even in our motel room it was so cold that I had to get up and put the heater on....
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Laycock's Hill

The 2014 Expeditions - A hike from Laycocks Hill into the ...

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Friday June 13th Laycock's Hill A sleep in this morning rising at a luxurious 8:00 a.m. The wind had howled all night deepening the cold for those sleeping out in the ...
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Pesky Canadian sampling the traditional Aussie camp breaky...Jaffle ala fromage!

The 2014 Expeditions - In the footsteps of the Greats!...

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Thursday 12 June, 2014 Watson Range NT The areas covered by our 2014 expeditions are deeply sacred to aboriginal people....
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Look out!

Unexpected Encounters with Australian Reptiles #9 -the King ...

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is a species of venomous snake found in the northern climes of Australia. It is one of the longest venomous snakes in the world and is the second longest in Austr
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Solo 2009

A taste of the Canning - Videos to motivate (or make you ...

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Over the years I've been fortunate enough to travel on various sections of the Canning. I was able to capture my most recent trips on Video and whilst many of these are ...
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Central Military Dragon - 2014

Encounters with Australian Reptiles #8 - Central Military ...

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Ctenophorus is a genus of lizards, also known as comb-bearing dragons, that contains the most diverse group of dragon lizards in Australia. Many of these have
Created: 19 Nov 2014 11:21  BlogID: 6237  Views: 1084 
Canning Well

Photo Competition 2015

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Yandagooge Expedition - Rugged country

Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP - The Yandagooge Mysteries ...

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Thursday 11th July Yandagooge Gap Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP Our mission today was to scout into the Yandagooge Gap,...
Created: 03 Nov 2014 10:55  BlogID: 6214  Views: 1343 
The gopro

David Carnegie Retracing Expedition 2013 - The videos

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Just thought I'd post links to the 2013 Video clips together for those who enjoy going to the movies more than reading ;-)....
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Engineer Creek - The Dempster Hwy

Canada & the Yukon - Across the frozen Arctic on the Dempster ...

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Driving through blizzard conditions across a permafrost tundra is a little foreign to most Aussies. It's something that doesn't come naturally....
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The main pool - Dry as a dead dingos donger!

The ebb and flow of the seasons - The effects of rain on an ...

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One of the benefits of visiting a particular area on an almost yearly basis is that it allows you to grasp the influence that the seasons, good and bad, have on the region....
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Two Tree Hill

Snowmobiling in the wilds of West Yellowstone - A different ...

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MINUS 36 CELSIUS…WHAT THE! A variation of 74C in just 24 hours certainly (39C to -36C) makes for a different family vacation....
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Dr Edward Kidson

Remembering our Explorers - Edward Kidson (1882 - 1939) ...

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“Yeah mate, we’re just heading up to the Alice and then out the Gary Junction to the Canning. I reckon we’ll take the Kidson from there up to Broome”!...
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Blowing out the radiator

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 17 Carnegie Bluff and a sea of ...

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Tonight finds us camped on the edge of a claypan some 40 kilometres south of Bilbarrd out station and 7 kilometres west of the newly ‘re-discovered’ Dwarf Well....
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John and the grindstone in the creek

In the footsteps of Carnegie - Day 16 Through the Stansmore ...

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The "Pound" area immediately behind the entrance to the Glen

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 15 Dealing with the attrition ...

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Another camp day today with a warning to the reader. A rest day or “chore day” can be as exciting as watching paint dry. For those undertaking the tasks,...
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Enjoying Breakfast

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 14 Exploring Wilson Glen and ...

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"The hills we found to be of the usual character, barren sandstone, from which numerous rocky creeks have torn their way through the sand....
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Camp on the creek

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 12 Exploring the Erica Range ...

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“In five miles we cut a small watercourse, and following it up to its head found ourselves on the top of a range of barren sandstone hills,...
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Getting prepared to break camp

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 13 Rendezvous at Wilson Glen ...

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5th August, 2013, Wilson Glen I had expected a lot of wind overnight, howling off the salt pans however, the wind dropped off at dusk and stayed that way....
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Thomas Bluff Camp panorama

In the footsteps of Carnegie-Day 11 Desert Discoveries (Arid ...

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The quad team got away from Thomas Bluff camp about 9:00 a.m. after numerous repairs to the quads, principally leaky tyres....
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Go Massie

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 10 Rendezvous near Thomas Peak.

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Friday 2nd August Unnamed range and bluff Approximately 8 km north-east of Thomas Peak WA It was a magnificent warm night beneath the stars in our little bloodwood ...
Created: 01 Aug 2013 14:00  BlogID: 5485  Views: 2473 
The range to the wst of Mount Hughes (Part of the Mount Hughes Group)

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 9 The mysteries of Mount Hughes

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On the 24th (April) we crossed a range of barren hills, which I named the Gordon Hills, after our friends of Flora Valley....
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Morning dawns at the "Long Camp"

Carnegie Expedition 2013 - Day 8 - Man verses the Desert as ...

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repairs to both the quad and the tu
Created: 31 Jul 2013 09:00  BlogID: 5798  Views: 1538 
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