Journal of a tour of discovery across the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in the year 1813, by Gregory Blaxland

Table of Contents

Dedication

Blaxland’s Journal

Appendices

  1. Summary of daily averages and total distance travelled, Nepean to Mount Blaxland
  2. Government Order
  3. Extract from a letter written by the late G. B. Barton, 25/7/1889, to Mr. Charles R. Blaxland, of Wollun, a grandson of the explorer
  4. Copy of letter written by Frank M. Bladen, Editor “Historical Records of N.S.W.,” 3/3/1904, to Mr. Charles R. Blaxland, of Wollun, a grandson of the explorer
  5. Copy of letter written by Dr. Houison, late President, Australian Historical Society, 29/3/1904, to Mr. Charles R. Blaxland, of Wollun, a grandson of the explorer

List of Plates

Gregory Blaxland

William Charles Wentworth

Lieut. William Lawson

A view of the steep and rugged Blue Mountains near Katoomba (photograph)

Blaxland’s route across the mountains in 1813 (sketch map)

Blue Mountain Scenery — Rodriguez Pass, near Blackheath

The Obelisk, Mt. York

The lookout, Mt. York. Known as the “Eddy Rock”

Blue Mountain Scenery — Near Echo point Katoomba

View of Mt. Blaxland and Cairn on summit of Mt. Blaxland

“Caley’s Repulse”

Tree at foot of Mt. Blaxland, marked by the explorers in 1813

Grose Valley (Blackheath), Blue Mountains

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