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Friedrich Gerstäcker

Narrative of a Voyage Around the World

From 1849 to 1852 Friedrich Gerstäcker travelled around the world, visiting North and South America, Polynesia and Australia. He experienced the California gold rush, crossed the South Pacific on a whaler, and wandered through Australia where he experienced another "gold rush". (1)

From Sydney he travelled up the coast to Newcastle and then caught the steamer up the river where he visited James King at Irrawang............


Narrative of a journey round the world: Comprising a winter-passage across the Andes to Chili; With a Visit to The Gold Regions of California and Australia, The South Sea Islands, Java etc..... ... By Friedrich Gerstäcker - published in 1853..........



(1) Wikipedia       



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