Into the Interior

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INTO THE INTERIOR: AUTOR: Sandra Hannesschlaeger Into the Interior The end of the 18-century mapped Ausralia´s coastline. There were many theories about what could be on the other side of the Blue Mountains. Some people thought, the land was rich and fertile. But others believed it was dry and marshland. A telegraph line was needed to set up a connection with Australia to the rest of the world. The first men suffered terrible hardships and some lost their lives. In 1859 the government of Australia offered a prize to the first person who was able to cross the continent from north to south. Robert Burke and William Wills were leader of one of the most expensively equipped expeditions in Australians history. But neither Burke nor Wills had an idea of the outback. They started in Melbourne, ...

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