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List of Illustrations.

                                                             


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VOL. I. 
Portrait of Cambo, an  aboriginal  native. (Pl. 1, see page 20.)  Frontispiece 
Temporary gunya or hut, set up for passing a night in the bush.  Title Vignette 
Fossil shells of the Hunter. Megadesmus globosus. (Pl. 2.)  To face page 14 
Megadesmus antiquatus, M. lœvis and M. cuneatus. (Pl. 3.)  15 
Isocardia? Trochus oculus. Littorina (or Turbo?) filosa, from Peel's River. (Pl. 4.)  16 
Burning hill of Wingen. (Pl. 5.)  23 
Mount Murùlla, and part of Liverpool Range, from Wingen  25 
Kangaroo as seen in the long grass  37 
Cod-perch, or Gristes Peelii. 2nd. Eel-fish, or Plotosus Tandanus. (Pl. 6.)  44 
A snake, as cooked on the fire by the natives  47 
View of Nundawàr range, where the party could not cross it. (Pl. 7.)  48 
The pic of Tangulda, from the west. (Pl. 8.)  51 
Nundawàr range from the west, 3rd January  62 
A crow during extreme drought  67 
Nundawàr range from the north-west, 12th January  79 
Nondescript fruit from Snodgrass Lagoon  82 
The Bidyan ruffe, or Cernua Bidyana. (Pl. 9.)  95 
Sketch explanatory of a useful principle in exploration  107 
Couràda, a remarkable hill, as it appears from the north  140 
Boat-carriage used in the two last expeditions  149 
Inaccessible valley of the river Grose. (Pl. 10.)  154 
Map of Mr. Cunningham's track when lost in the woods. (Pl. 11.)  188 
First meeting with the chief of the Bogan tribe. (Pl. 12.)  194 
Portrait of a native of the Bogan. (Pl. 13.)  204 
Oxley's Table-land from the north-west  213 
D'Urban's Group from the west  228 
Dance of natives on first hearing the report of a pistol. (Pl. 14.)  248 
Natives robbing the blacksmith, while the old men chaunted a hymn or song. (Pl. 15.)  250 
Balls, and casts of the head in lime, found on tombs  253 
A native's hut—plan of roof  262 
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Tombs of a tribe, after some great mortality, probably from a disease resembling small-pox. (Pl. 16.)  262 
Display of determined hostility by messengers from a tribe. (Pl. 17.)  269 
View on the river Darling, near Camp, 9th Aug. 1835. (Pl. 18.)  297 
Portrait of a young native (“Talambè”) with the Acacia pendula and scenery of the plains near the river Bogan. (Pl. 19.)  318 
Burying-ground of Milmeridien, and scenery of the close scrubs. (Pl. 20.)  321 
Portraits of two natives—an old and a young man at the same fire, shewing the submissive manner of the latter. (Pl. 21.)  322 
Plan of encampment in the interior  339 
Young weeping eucalyptus, from nature  342 
General Map of the exploratory routes, with sections of the rivers, and a plan of the mouth of the river Glenelg; the whole being compiled by the author from actual surveys made under his own direction, or by himself  348 
VOL. II. 
Crater of Murròa, or Mount Napier, in Australia Felix. (described at p. 254.) Pl. 22,  Frontispiece 
Corrobory-dance of the natives, as described in pages 4 and 5  Title Vignette 
Mount Melville (of Oxley), from Merumbà  page 16 
Mount Cunningham, or Beery Birreè  17 
Nyororòng from Mount Cunningham  18 
Oxley's tree on the Lachlan (or Kaláre) river  19 
Cockatoo of the interior—Plyctolophus Leadbeateri. (Pl. 23.)  47 
Portraits of Turàndurcy (the female guide), and her child Ballandèlla, with the scenery on the Lachlan (10th of May 1836). (Pl. 24.)  69 
Plan of an inhabited tomb  71 
Piper watching the carts at Benanee. (Pl. 25.)  92 
A new shrub, the Eucarya Murrayana and young fruit  100 
The river Murray, and dispersion of natives, 27th May, 1836. (Pl. 26.)  104 
Chœropus ecaudatus (Ogilby), a new and singular animal. (Plate 27.)  131 
Back-water, or flood-branch of the Murray, with the scenery common on its banks. (Pl. 28.)  133 
Dipus Mitchellii (Ogilby), a new animal resembling the Jerboa. (Pl. 29.)  144 
Mount Hope from the north  155 
Pyramid Hill  159 
The river Yarrayne, with the sheep of the party first approaching it. (Pl. 30.)  160 
Plan of temporary bridge across the Yarrayne  161 
Mitre rock and lake from Mount Arapiles. (Pl. 31.)  189 
Plan of hills beside Greenhill Lake (engraved from a model.) (Pl. 32.)  190 
Mount Arapiles from Mitre Lake  191 
Western extremity of Mount Arapiles. (Pl. 33.)  192 
Barbed spears of the natives  194 
Female and child of Australia Felix. (Pl. 34.)  212 
Boat on the Glenelg. (Pl. 35.)  225 
Yellow flower abundant on the plains of Australia Felix  255 
General view over the Grampians from the summit of Mount Abrupt  258 
Mount Abrupt from the south  261 
Portrait of an Eagle that had been winged (natural size). (Pl. 36.)  264 
Mount William from Mount Stavely  267 
Weapons of the natives  269 
Hills of lava, or mammeloid hills, from Mount Greenock  276 
Port Phillip, 50 miles distant, as seen through a glass from Mt. Macedon  284 
Cobaw waterfall, with natives fishing (Pl. 37.)  286 
General view of the sandstone districts, from the summit of Jellore. (Pl. 38.)  323 
Portrait of Moyengully, chief of Nattai. (Pl. 39.)  323 
Map of Eastern Australia, and natural limits of the Colony of New South Wales. (Pl. 40.)  333 
The bommereng, a singular missile  348 
Narrow shield, or hieleman  349 
Scenery around the entrance of the largest cavern in the limestone at Wellington Valley. (Pl. 41.)  353 
Geological map of Wellington Valley. (Pl. 42.)  359 
Interior of the largest cavern. (Pl. 43.)  360 
Vertical section and ground-plot of two caverns. (Pl. 44.)  361 
Interior of the cavern containing osseous breccia. (Pl. 45.)  362 
Rock of breccia found on the surface above the largest cavern. (Pl. 46.)  364 
Fossil remains and recent specimens, each of the natural size: Fig. 1, belonging to Macropus Atlas, and fig. 2, to the largest recent specimen: Figures 3, 4, and 5, to Macropus Titan: Fig. 6, the incisor of a fossil kangaroo: Fig. 7, the incisor of the largest now known: Fig. 8, Fossil lumbar vertebra. (Pl. 47.)  366 
Fossil remains of a new species of Hypsiprymnus, figures 1, 2, and 3; of Phascolomys Mitchellii, figures 4, 5, and 6: figure 7 being a section of the teeth of the same fossil species of wombat. (Pl. 48.)  368 
Fossil remains of the Diprotodon, figures 1 and 2; and of the Dasyurus laniarius, figures 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. (Pl. 49.)  369 
Marks of subsidence in an inner portion of the breccia eavern. (Pl. 50.)  370 
Fossil remains of the radius and ulna of a kangaroo, fig. 1: of the foot of a dasyurus, fig. 2: Various teeth of animals unknown are shewn in figures 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11: all these drawings being of the natural size. The two figures, 12 and 13, represent, on a reduced scale, the large bone which M. Cuvier supposed to have belonged to a young elephant. (Pl. 51.)  372 
Rocks in Bass's Straits—1. The Pyramid: 2. A rock of granite  375 

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