George Woodroofe Goyder: a Practical Geographer. (Contained in) Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, Volume 79, 1978

Quarto, [22] pages with 3 maps and 3 plates.

Original card covers; mint.

The story of George Woodroofe Goyder, Surveyor-General of South Australia who, with a hand-picked party of 150 men, in the six months from February 1869 "selected Palmerston as the capital site and ... accomplished the survey of 665,886 acres". This issue also contains BUTLER, Harry: The Canning Stock Route (16 pages with 3 maps and a plate) and WHITAKER, Chris: Captain Charles Sturt's Cannon? (5 pages with a plate).

Item #18181

Price: $30.00