The mineral district of Northampton, connected with the port of Geraldton by railway, is rich in lead and copper.
Marked a white gum-tree F 20, being 20th camp from Geraldton.
Marked a tree sixty yards south of camp F 74, being 74th camp from Geraldton.
I marked on the same tree F 81, being our 81st camp from Geraldton.
Geraldton and Roebourne are northern ports—the latter the centre of the pearl fishery trade.
Marked a tree close to the camp F 85, being 85th camp from Geraldton.
Others invaded the Geraldton district, and even reached Perth in 1886.
It is not too much to say that this work has saved the town of Geraldton and its harbour from destruction by sand.