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Panoramabillede af David Rowley EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 07:45, 14/07/2011 - Views loading...

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Mount Beadell

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Mount Beadell, named after the late Surveyor and explorer, Len Beadell. Len lead a road building party in the 1950's and '60s which built a series of access roads and opened up much of Australia's desert region. A memorial stands at the top of the small hill which is dedicated to Len and all the work he did in thie region.

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A: Jackie Junction

Af David Rowley, 140.6 km væk

One of the many remote road junctions on the series of roads made in the 1950s and '60s by The Gunbar...

Jackie Junction

B: Camping At Durba Springs

Af David Rowley, 342.0 km væk

Durba Springs is an Oasis in the desert for travellers of the Canning Stock Route. Once used by cattl...

Camping At Durba Springs

C: Durba Springs

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The Oasis of Durba Springs is now a welcome break for 4 wheel drivers making use of the Canning Stock...

Durba Springs

D: Canning Stock Route - Well 26

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The Canning Stock Route was once used to drive cattle from the Kimberley region in Australia's North ...

Canning Stock Route - Well 26

E: Well 23 Fuel Dump

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A traveller travels in his 4 wheel drive along the remote Canning Stock Route. A fuel drop supplies f...

Well 23 Fuel Dump

F: Thring Rock

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Thring rock is a very remote landmark in Western Australia. This and many other rocky outcrops around...

Thring Rock

G: Camping on the Sandy Blight

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Some travellers with a deep spirit of Adventure spend their holiday, not on the beach or in the mount...

Camping on the Sandy Blight

H: Getting Water On The Sandy Blight Junction Road

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Surface water is not very common in this part of Australia. This traveller makes use of water from a ...

Getting Water On The Sandy Blight Junction Road

I: Sir Frederick Range

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Once upon a time there was a man who went by the name Len Beadell, he was employed as a surveyor and ...

Sir Frederick Range

J: Well 6 - Canning Stock Route

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Camping with the "Canning Crew" at Well 6, Pierre Springs.  

Well 6 - Canning Stock Route

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Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

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Text by Steve Smith.

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