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Wantata Waterhole (11 February 2014)
contributed by TomAlford
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Wantata Waterhole has been suggested as the place Ludwig Leichhardt and his party were killed on his 1848 expedition to the West Aust. coast .
See TROVE. The Warwick Examiner and Times Queensland. Saturday April 15, 1871.
The Last Trace of Leichhardt.
(Sub Inspector James Gilmore investigation)
TROVE. South Australian Register.
Tuesday October 19, 1880.
THE FATE OF LEICHARDT. By Charles Todd Postmaster General.
Book. "The Mystery of Ludwig Leichhardt".
By Gordon Connell 1980.
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