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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 of the seasons, good and bad, have on the region....
Created: 14 Apr 2014 17:06  BlogID: 5843  Comments: 2  Views: 214 
Tjarra Pool in all its glory

Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP - The things you can break out ...

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A lovely dawn, the early morning light reflected by an occasional patch of cloud. We were out of the cot early and finished unl
Created: 13 Apr 2014 16:38  BlogID: 5836  Comments: 2  Views: 136 
Heading west on the Kidson Track

Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP - The Desert Comes Alive - To ...

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I think we were the first to stir amongst the many camped at the Well 33 Hilton. Very early in the morning, Larry was spirited away by
Created: 13 Apr 2014 15:02  BlogID: 5835  Comments: 0  Views: 113 
Beadell Plaque near Jupiter Well

The Gary Junction Road & Jenkins Track - The Curse continues ...

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arriving to arriving jus
Created: 10 Apr 2014 17:12  BlogID: 5828  Comments: 2  Views: 262 
Early morning track

The curse of the Gary Junction Road - Some 'minor' mechanical ...

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Like most mo
Created: 10 Apr 2014 17:09  BlogID: 5827  Comments: 1  Views: 298 
Haasts Bluff

The Gary Junction Road - Westward-ho (The 2013 expeditions ...

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in the cabin for Alan
Created: 10 Apr 2014 17:05  BlogID: 5826  Comments: 0  Views: 179 
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....
Created: 31 Mar 2014 20:36  BlogID: 5799  Comments: 2  Views: 364 
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 Mar 2014 18:33  BlogID: 5798  Comments: 4  Views: 384 
Sunrise on the nearby mountains

In the footsteps of Carnegie - Day 7 Exploring the Tanami for ...

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Watching the early sun illuminate Mount Wilson and the ranges to our west was a magnificent way to welcome the dawn. It the morning light, we no
Created: 26 Mar 2014 16:01  BlogID: 5786  Comments: 6  Views: 541 
Bronco Yard

In the footsteps of Carnegie - Day 6 Into the Tanami -The ...

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on our course for the day
Created: 24 Mar 2014 19:38  BlogID: 5784  Comments: 2  Views: 474 
Beautiful still waters of Billiluna Pool - Sturt Creek

In the footsteps of Carnegie - Day 5 Murders,...

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Another day of drama and discovery as we explore the rich history of the Sturt Creek. We were up early to finish packing away equipment and set up th
Created: 24 Mar 2014 17:15  BlogID: 5783  Comments: 8  Views: 511 
Quad expedition 2013

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....
Created: 10 Mar 2014 09:07  BlogID: 5763  Comments: 1  Views: 244 
Enjoying Breakfast

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

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6th August, 2013 Wilson Glen, The Stansmore Range WA "The hills we found to be of the usual character, barren sandstone,...
Created: 31 Dec 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5523  Comments: 10  Views: 1451 
The "Pound" area immediately behind the entrance to the Glen

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

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7th August, 2013 Wilson Glen, The Stansmore Range WA Another camp day today with a warning to the reader. A rest day or “chore day” can be as exciting as watching ...
Created: 15 Dec 2013 20:40  BlogID: 5524  Comments: 3  Views: 1355 
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”!...
Created: 24 Oct 2013 20:50  BlogID: 5437  Comments: 6  Views: 2390 
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....
Created: 05 Aug 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5473  Comments: 4  Views: 1120 
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,...
Created: 04 Aug 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5446  Comments: 5  Views: 1764 
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: 02 Aug 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5485  Comments: 5  Views: 1178 
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....
Created: 01 Aug 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5317  Comments: 4  Views: 2747 
Carnegie Memorial - Old Halls Creek

In the footsteps of Carnegie - An introduction to our 2013 ...

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David Carnegie successfully led a party of four - Joe Breaden, Charles Stansmore, Godfrey Massie and Aboriginal companion Warri,...
Created: 23 Jul 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5312  Comments: 10  Views: 3510 
Dropping through one of the many creek crossings

Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP - Into the gap (The Yandagooge ...

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I’m a stickler for research and this modern computer age provides many tools our forbears could never dream of. The details around the early mineral exploratio
Created: 09 Jul 2013 19:00  BlogID: 5616  Comments: 4  Views: 983 
Trip planning first thing in the morning

Karlamilyi (Rudall River) NP - Near Disaster at Quicksand ...

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Monday 8th July, 2013 Tjarra Pool – Watrarra Creek Karlamilyi (Rudall River) A cool breeze sprang up during the night and one or two drops of rain fell....
Created: 08 Jul 2013 00:00  BlogID: 5400  Comments: 8  Views: 3206 
My initial electrical "plan" for the vehicle done on an excel spreadsheet

DC ELECTRICS - Building a 12 Volt DC Power System for your ...

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By my way of thinking, one of the rules of remote outback travel, or any outback travel really is the fact that your vehicle should be maintained to the high
Created: 20 May 2013 22:22  BlogID: 4851  Comments: 0  Views: 4979 
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 ...
Created: 13 Feb 2013 16:05  BlogID: 4646  Comments: 5  Views: 4189 

A couple of days at the Buchan Caves, East Gippsland.

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With a few days off between Xmas and New Year, Queen Vik and I decided to take the Crown Prince on a mini camping break to get away from it all....
Created: 01 Jan 2013 18:05  BlogID: 4535  Comments: 3  Views: 4995 
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