Too Much Rope....an interview with Stephen McCarthy, author of Ned Kelly, A Widows Son

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Simmons, Shane. 2009. "Too Much Rope....an interview with Stephen McCarthy, author of Ned Kelly, A Widows Son ." Journal of Spatial Science. 2009 (Summer), pp. 66-67.
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Too Much Rope....an interview with Stephen McCarthy, author of Ned Kelly, A Widows Son

ERA Journal ID4627
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AuthorSimmons, Shane
Journal TitleJournal of Spatial Science
Journal Citation2009 (Summer), pp. 66-67
Number of Pages2
Year2009
Place of PublicationBrisbane, Australia
ISSN0005-0326
0069-0805
1324-9983
1449-8596
Abstract

At the recent Townsville SSIQ Northern group conference, the guest speaker – Mr Stephen McCarthy discussed his book 'Ned Kelly, A Widows Son' and the research undertaken to locate Ned Kelly's ‘second’ hut. The research included the use of archival documents, historical maps, survey plans, the use of GNSS and other survey methods. The maps, drawings, images and narrative were used to try and resolve confusion and solve any mystery regarding Ned Kelly's second hut at Bullock Creek, Victoria. The book recreates a fascinating saga of colonial Australian history including evidence surrounding the events of an Australian folk hero and legend.

KeywordsStephen McCarthy; Ned Kelly, A Widow's Son
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020401399. Geomatic engineering not elsewhere classified
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