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John Oxley

(1783—1828) surveyor and explorer in Australia


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(?1783–1828),

born Yorkshire, England, entered the Royal Navy as a midshipman and travelled to Australia in HMS Buffalo in 1802. He was appointed surveyor-general of NSW in 1812 and undertook ...

Subjects: Literature.


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