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Submitted: Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 21:29
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Hi watching the news tonight re :the two found dedad in WA bush , I see the film clip showing part of the area was curtesy of exploroz , well done ,to be asked for that sort of info shows you are a recognised base of knowlage out there by a main TV stations
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Reply By: V8Diesel - Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 22:26

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 22:26
Saw it too, good exposure.
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Reply By: WDR - Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 23:08

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 23:08
Just saw film of the scene on Sydney news..
29 year old unroadworthy landrover.
No water
Not enough petrol
They live in the west so know the extremes
No one knew they were missing
Water within 9K and they did not know about it
No Australian in their right mind would put them selves in that position.
There is something wrong here apart from the obvious tragedy.

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Follow Up By: hanson - Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 13:05

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 13:05
Hi WDR, sorry to dissapoint u but they orriginally from NSW but have bin fruit picking at Carnarvon for around 12mnths and then heading to Halls Creek via the bush ....ohh and they did have a mobile (they must have thought it has a 300km range) It's really sad, I mean what a way to go to die of thirst..... regards Ric
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Follow Up By: WDR - Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 14:41

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 14:41
The poor devils may they rest in peace - I feel for their families.
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Reply By: ExplorOz Team - Michelle - Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 23:47

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2005 at 23:47
Yes, they rang today requesting some video and photos of the exact area. and came to collect it. Of course, we are happy to oblige.

Apparently when the guys ran out of fuel they were driving east on the Talawanna Track towards the CSR (it meets the CSR at the Georgia Bore location). The tragedy as I understand it, was that they actually managed to walk 9km (west) but if they had walked 7km east they would have come to Georgia Bore. GB is one of the main watering points along the CSR that you can generally rely upon as it was sunk by a mining company and unlike the historial wells sunk by Canning, this has a pump etc.

The footage we supplied showed David pumping beautiful fresh water from the Bore along with driving footage (taken from within our vehicle) of the general region which made up 2 of the segments within the news story. The banner at the bottom of one part of our footage did indeed reference www.ExplorOz.com and we were told by family members that an abridged version was seen on Sydney's 7 News - prime time 6pm news, as it was here in Perth.
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Reply By: Mad Dog (Australia) - Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 17:44

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2005 at 17:44
You are correct Peter but do they also call Harold for the same reason.
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