Charles Sturt, 1795-1869
English explorer of Australia, part of the European Exploration of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both Sydney and later from Adelaide. His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merge into the Murray River. He was searching to determine if there was an "inland sea".
- An account of the sea coast and interior of South Australia with observations on various subjects connected with its interests
- Narrative of an expedition into Central Australia performed under the authority of Her Majesty's government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6
- Two expeditions into the interior of southern Australia during the years 1828,1829,1830,1831 with observations on the soil, climate and general resources of the Colony of New South Wales