Burke & Wills - Expedition Off The Map
Author: Karen Tayleur
First published: 2010 This edition: 2013
Format: Softcover 32 pages
A fascinating history of the expedition and what went wrong.
On 20 August 1860, nineteen men and twenty-six camels led by Robert O'Hara Burke set off from Melbourne for a journey that would take them northwards across Australia. Only one man ever made it back. This is the story of the Burke and Wills expedition.