Preface; Introduction; 1. Leave the last station; 2. Party reduced by the return of Mr. Hodgson and Caleb; 3. Ruined Castle Creek; 4. Swarms of cockatoos; 5. Difference of soil as to moisture; 6. Heads of the Isaacs; 7. The Burdekin; 8. Brown and Charley quarrel; 9. The starry heavens; 10. Indications of the neighbourhood of the sea; 11. Systematic grass burnings of the natives; 12. Heaps of oyster-shells; 13. Cape Maria; 14. Interview with a native; 15. Joy at meeting natives speaking some English; Appendix.
A fascinating record of the Prussian explorer Ludwig Leichhardt's expedition across Australia from 1844 to 1846.