Spinifex and Sand: A Narrative of Five Years Pioneering & Exploration in WA


Paperback - Author: Carnegie, D Publisher: Hesperian Press.

In 1896-1897, the Hon. David Wynford Carnegie, born in 1871, youngest son of the Early of Southesk, led one of the last great expeditions in the exploration of Australia. His route from Lake Darlot to Halls Creek and return, took thirteen months and covered over three thousand miles. Carnegie financed his expedition from the results of a successful gold strike at Lake Darlot.