1815, Aug 51901, Nov 30
an English land explorer of the Australian continent, colonial administrator, and a controversial Governor of Jamaica. When South Australia was founded, Eyre brought 1,000 sheep and 600 cattle overland from Monaro, New South Wales to Adelaide and sold them for a large profit. With this money, Eyre set out to explore the interior of South Australia, with two separate expeditions north to the Flinders Ranges and west to beyond Ceduna.
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07/07/1850-Scottish explorer Edward John Eyre reaches Albany, West Australia
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