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On this page is a collection of links for school students, specially compiled by the German Teachers' Branch of the MLTAQ.

Teachers and academics who would like to contribute additional links, which they know and can recommend, are invited to do so via the Connect page.

(LeichhardtLand.net.au and the GTB/MLTAQ are not responsible for external content provided in good faith. Your assistance in reporting any broken links is welcomed.)

Leichhardt in a nutshell.
Clear and precise, this provides a summary of his life and explorations in Australia. Read more ... 

Disappeared – never found.
Leichhardt explored extensive unmapped areas of Queensland and the Northern Territory. After setting out on his next epic exploration trek - from the Darling Downs, west of Brisbane, to Perth - he and his expedition were never seen again. Many search parties were sent out, but without success. Bones were found, but were never proved to be any of Leichhardt's party. Read more ...

What really happened to Ludwig Leichhardt?
Stranger than fiction, he went missing in the Australian outback and this mystery provided Australia’s Nobel Laureate, Patrick White, with inspiration for his greatest novel. What theories? Read more ...

'L' marks the spot.
Explore the markings left behind by Leichhardt during his explorations. Read more ...

Mapping his greatest journey.
Arguably Leichhardt’s greatest exploratory trek took place in 1844-5 from the Darling Downs (Queensland) to Port Essington (far north Northern Territory). Relive his route. Read more.

Exploration milestones.
Easy to read, enjoy this detailed summary of the contributions made by the great explorer. Read more ...

The person behind the name.
Much is written about Leichhardt’s life and his efforts of exploration, but here you find a more personal look at the man himself and, given his challenges and short-comings, his accomplishments are all the more amazing! Read more

Amazing facts.
Find out ‘Who Was Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt from Prussia’? What will you discover? Read more

What to take?
What would you pack if you were invited on a journey of exploration? Would you believe that one of the most valued items carried by Leichhardt’s party was a drinking cup? Read more … 

Lots about Leichhardt - online.
The State and University Library (SUB) in Göttingen, Germany, is probably the main institute - outside Australia - with the largest number of publications about Ludwig Leichhardt. The SUB has its own Leichhardt website that is continually growing in content. It’s a great source of ‘all-things-Leichhardt’. Read more

 Helix CSIRO Leichhardt Oct-Nov-2013 thumbnail  

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL!

In the October-November 2013 edition of the CSIRO's kids magazine THE HELIX, there is a special feature on Leichhardt, prepared with the assistance of the Geman Embassy in Canberra.

Click on the thumbnail (left) to view a larger image on-screen, or download the PDF (2.9MB) of the article here.

 

 

 

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