John McDouall Stuart


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John McDouall Stuart
Birthday
BirthplaceDysart, Fife, Scotland
Died
Occupation
Explorer of Australia, Surveyor, Grazier.

Stuart, John Mcdouall

 

Born Sept. 7, 1815, in Dysart, Scotland; died June 5, 1866, in London. British explorer of Australia.

Stuart participated in C. Sturt’s expedition of 1844–46. Between 1858 and 1861, while trying with two companions to cross Australia from south to north, he reached Lake Woods (17°30’ S lat.); en route he discovered the Macdonnell Ranges and the Stuart Bluff Range in northern Australia. In 1862 he crossed the entire continent, from the Gulf of St. Vincent to Van Diemen Gulf.

WORKS

Explorations in Australia: The Journal of John McDouall Stuart. London, 1864.

REFERENCE

Svet, Ia. M. Istoriia otkrytiia i issledovaniia Avstralii i Okeanii. Moscow, 1966.
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