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Accompanied by William Wills, a shy but ambitious English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become the first European to cross the Australian continent. A few months later an ancient coolibah tree at Cooper Creek, in central Australia, bore a strange carving: 'Dig Under 3ft NW.' Burke, Wills and five other men were bushremover.bar by: 2.
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In a monument was erected at Royal Park, the expedition's departure point in Melbourne.
The Dig Tree: The Extraordinary Story of the Ill-Fated Burke and Wills Expedition Paperback – December 31, by Sarah Murgatroyd (Author) out of 5 stars 47 ratings/5(40). Jun 30, The tree has entered Australian folklore as the ‘Dig Tree’. About nine hours after Brahe departed, Burke, Wills and King arrived. They found the cache, which had enough supplies for a month, but instead of following Brahe back to Menindee or staying at the depot, on 22 April they decided to head south west to try to reach a station at Mount Hopeless.
Apr 26, Accompanied by William Wills, a shy English scientist, he was prepared to risk everything to become the first European to cross the Australian continent.A few months later, an ancient coolibah tree at Cooper Creek bore a strange carving: ‘Dig Under 3ft NW’. Burke, Wills Released on: April 25,