Robert Austin (explorer)

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Robert Austin (1825–1905) led the Austin expedition of 1854, one of the first European inland explanations of Western Australia with Kenneth Brown. They explored Geraldton, Mount Magnet, and the Murchison River area.[1] Lake Austin and the town of Austin were named after him.[2]


  1. ^ Glen McLaren. "Austin, Robert (1825 - 1905)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Town names". Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 11 April 2017.