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Leichhardt - In the Shadow of Leaves
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Leichhardt
http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/heritage/collection/8.cfmLudwig Leichhardt was a German-born explorer of Australia whose final expedition disappeared mysteriously. His name is commemorated in some places he was associated with.
The spelling causes difficulties for many, particularly the double 'h', but some drop the 'd' or the 't', and others reverse the 'ei', and of course you can get a combination of these errors in one attempt.
A few related links
www.thecouriermail.news.com.au/extras/oq/book2main2.html
www.sl.nsw.gov.au/heritage/collection/8.cfm
www.teachers.ash.org.au/mrlaneis/ozedweb_h_oz_e_leichhardt.htm
etext.library.adelaide.edu.au/l/l52j/part3.html (Leichhardt's journal of the 1844-1845 expedition)
arts.abc.net.au/white/titles/novels/voss.html ( - Patrick White's novel, Voss - inspired by Leichhardt, which inspired an opera by Richard Meale http://www.opera-opera.com.au/plotm.htm#mealvoss.)

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