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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Victoria_Desert

The Great Victoria Desert, an interim Australian bioregion, is a sparsely populated desert area ... 1903 and 1908. Len Beadell explored the area in the 1960s.

www.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com/great-victoria-desert.html

The Great Victoria Desert is the largest desert in Australia, but it is not as ... by the European explorer Ernest Giles in 1875 and named after Queen Victoria.

www.britannica.com/place/Great-Victoria-Desert

Great Victoria Desert: Wasteland, southern Australia. ... east to west) in 1875 by a party led by the explorer Ernest Giles, who named it Great Victoria Desert.

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Ernest Giles' exploration of the Great Victoria Desert commenced in March 1875 ... In May 1891the largest exploring party ever assembled, the Elder Scientific ...

encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/gr/Great_Victoria_desert

The Great Victoria Desert is a barren, arid and sparsely populated region in ... saw British explorer Ernest Giles become the first European to cross the desert.

www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/alinytjara-wilurara/visiting/landscapes/great-victoria-desert

Great Victoria Desert is one of nine distinct landscapes in Alinytjara Wilurara natural resources management region.

www.abc.net.au/science/photos/2012/11/21/3636626.htm

Nov 21, 2012 ... Named after Queen Victoria by explorer Ernest Giles in 1875, the Great Victoria Desert (GVD) covers around 420,000 square kilometres.

www.worldatlas.com/articles/where-does-the-great-victoria-desert-lie.html

The Great Victoria Desert was named after the then-ruling United Kingdom monarch, Queen Victoria, by explorer Ernest Giles. Giles was the first ever explorer to ...

www.communitywebs.org/fgvd/about-the-gvd.php

The Great Victoria Desert (GVD) is not even near Victoria. It was, however, named after the same queen by the explorer Ernest Giles in 1875. The GVD is the ...