Journal of the Horn Scientific Exploring Expedition, 1894

Author: Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902
Horn, W. A. (William Austin), 1841-1922.
Watt, J. A.
Tate, Ralph, 1840-1901.
Responsibility: by C. Winnecke ; together with maps and plans; and Report of the Physical geography of Central Australia, by R. Tate and J.A. Watt
Place: Adelaide
Publisher: C.E. Bristow, Government Printer
Date Published: 1897
Description: 86 p., [27] leaves of plates (3 folded) : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
Call Number: rgsp 994.2 W77635
Online Resource: Open web link
Subject: Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902--Travel--Australia, Central
Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902--Travel--Northern Territory
Winnecke, C. (Charles), 1856-1902--Diaries
Horn Scientific Exploring Expedition (1894)
Australia, Central--Discovery and exploration
Northern Territory--Discovery and exploration
Scientific expeditions--Australia, Central
Scientific expeditions--Northern Territory
Explorers--Australia, Central--Biography
Explorers--Australia, Central--Diaries
Explorers--Northern Territory--Biography
Explorers--Northern Territory--Diaries
Travellers' writings, Australian
Australian diaries--19th century
Subject Refs: Central Australia Journals Travelers' writings, Australian
Australiana: Australiana
Biography: Charles Winnecke was a 19th-century Australian explorer, largely of Central Australia. "In 1877 and 1878 Henry Vere Barclay with Charles Winnecke as second in command led the Herbert River and North East Exploring Expedition. The purpose of this expedition was to explore and survey the country east of Alice Springs to the Queensland border. While Winnecke conducted a trigonometrical survey of the area around Alice Springs, Barclay ... reached the edge of what would later be called the Simpson Desert before turning back due to water shortages and ill health brought on by a fall from his horse. Barclay returned to Adelaide and Winnecke was appointed to continue the survey. ... Charles Winnecke took over command of the Herbert River expedition after Barclay's return to Adelaide. He discovered the Hale and Bundey Rivers and a garnet field in the Hart Range. He then travelled north-west to Central Mount Stuart, Lander River and back to Alice Springs. He established some 50 trigonometrical s
Cited: Ferguson, J.A. Australia, 18686a