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The "Plains of Promise" 1841 - 1870: Exploration of, and pioneer settlement in north-west Queensland

Shephard, Denis


This thesis examines the exploration of, and pioneer settlement in, that part of north-uest Queensland immediately adjacent to the Albert River, Although European contact with the Gulf region may be dated from the visit of Willem Oensz in 1606, the period examined in detail here begins uith the ex ploratory uork of Oohn Lort Stokes (Duly - August 1841), It concludes uith the effective abandonment of the initial pastoral and toun settlement in 1870. The interpretation expounded con...[Show more]

CollectionsANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 1983
Type: Thesis (Honours (non-ANU))
Access Rights: Open Access


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