Occasionally they came upon a deserted Indian camp, but in this Northern Territory they found few roving tribes.
Thus, in the year 1863, was the Northern Territory acquired.
The Sung suffered a heavy defeat; they had to pay tribute, and the Toba annexed parts of their Northern Territory.
Three months were allowed to elapse, and the men were transported secretly to the Northern Territory.
If the Northern Territory is ever to be rendered habitable, it must be by Queensland that the work is done.
That bears out the views of those who are in the best position to know the Northern Territory of Australia.
Steering now to the east, in ten minutes they were sailing over the town of Palmerston, the capital of the Northern Territory.
But with the strategical question of populating the Northern Territory is bound up the other idea of populating Australia itself.
The total area of the Northern Territory of South Australia is 523,620 square miles.
Arnheim Land, a portion of the Northern Territory, still appears on many maps as a memento of this voyage.