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The team, including Frank Neale (fourth from right) and Donald Mackay (fifth from right) poses before VH-UEZ in Canberra.
An Afghan man leads a camel on the Mackay expedition.
VH-UEZ “Diamond Bird”
The two aircraft land at Uluru (then Ayres Rock) in June of 1930.
Bob Buck (1881 – 1960)
Transportation camels stop to set up camp in central Australia.
The Afghan camel-handlers.
Philip Crosbie Morrison with men from the Walbri/Pintubi tribes.
Morrison, second from right, and others in front of VH-UGF in Canberra.
Frank Neale on the wing of VH-UGF, “Love Bird”.
A group of politicians and the expeditioners in 1930.
Commander H.T. Bennett works on maps at camp.
“Love Bird” in Canberra.
The profile of VH-UGF in the air.
Cleaning the camp bathroom at Ilbpilla.
An Aboriginal man makes a spear-thrower or woomera.
UH-UGF flies over camp at Ilbpilla.
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