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Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Commodore B. Von Undertaken by Order of the Imperial Government, in the Years 1859, Under the Immediate Auspices of His I, and R. Highness the Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, Vo by Karl Scherzer (Paperback / softback, 2015)
Excerpt from Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Commodore B. Von Undertaken by Order of the Imperial Government, in the Years 1859, Under the Immediate Auspices of His I, and R. Highness the Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, Vol. 3 The politico-ecomical importance to England of her colonies. - Extraordinary growth of Sydney. - Public buildings. - Expeditions of discovery into the interior of Australia. - Scientific endeavours in Sydney. - Maclcay's Seat at Elizabeth Bay. - Sir Daniel Cooper. - Rickety Dick. - Monument to La Perouse at Botany Bay. - The Botanical Garden. - Journey by rail to Campbelton. - Camden Park. - German emigrants. - Wine cultivation in Australia. - Odd Fellows' Lodge at Campbelton. - Appin. - Wulongong. - Mr. Hill. - The aborigines. - Kangaroo hunting. - Coal mines in the Keira range. - An adventure in the woods. - Return to Sydney. - The Australian club. - Excursion up Hunter River as far as Ash Island. - Nuggets. - The Novara in the dry dock at Cockatoo Island. - Reformation among the prisoners in the colony. - Serenade by the Germans in Sydney, in hour of the Expedition. - Ball on board the frigate. - Political life in Sydney. - Excursion for craniological purposes to Cook River Bay, and Long Bay. - Intercourse with natives. - Wool growing. - Attempts to introduce the Llama and Alpaca from Bolivia. - The gold-fields of the colony of New South Wales. - Is Australia the youngest or oldest part of the globe? - The convict-system and transportation as a punishment. - Departure from Sydney. - Barrier Island. - Arrival at Huraka Gulf, New Zealand. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.