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? oj' #? $m? t?i? Co/o?/, Od., 1830. .1? ' ? w?h ? on th? s?o? i? t? d?c? of ' and s?. The hi?t ? ?rnmo? ? ?e? ? ?ts ?t? ' ?inafion n?r to King Ge?ge's Sou?. The ?cond terml- ' ?s at Ca? C?m, a? ? that of wh?h Ge? Dading'? ' ra?e ?hi? Swau River is a portion. Ca? ?uw? h the ' sou?em ?ina? of the ?i? ?ge, which is inf? ? .alfit?e ? ?li ? in ex?nt ? ? o?er two, disap?aring ' Cape Natumlis?, a?d only ?owing i?lf ? at" Momsby's ' Flat-top?d R?ge," a?ut h?f-way betw? Swan ?r ? S?rk's Bay, or th? hund? mihs ? t? no?d of, and ' on the s?e toefl&an wi&, Cape ?uwin. ' On these?nges ?d ?k inte?eniug valle? the ?il ? acao?ing to ?siti? and altitude. O? ?e ?untaim ' hiker hills ?e surge is ragged ?d s?y; h ? lower ?d? ' of ? ?e soil h ?ileut; but in the p?dp? valhys ' ?e bwer ?ounds, wh? ?e ?stone fo?ation prevails, it ' of a very infe?r d?crip?, exce? w?m ? ?uvhl dep? ' of ?e rivera gi? it a diffem? cha?. The? g?l r? ' are e?mpli? ? t? ?hbou?d of ?e newly es?i? ? mwn of Augusta, ?d may be. ?ken ? appl?le ?n?ally ' all o?er par? of ? ?fi?, e?ept on ?e s?st, whom ' the regular formations ?ve ?en ? ? m?d by ex- ' ?mo? susans, ?nera#y of a cd? nature. ' The ?n ch?n for th? new ?wn p?s? ? adva? ? m?s of excel?m soil, plen? of ? wamr, a ple?t ? ?d ?sy ?e? in mo?mm ?r ? ?e ?omge, ?d to ' ? intent c?m?. The inlet ? ? console extant, ' ?s ? the ?r we ?1? "Bl?w?d," a? wh?h h? a ' ?t?fly direction ?r fi? miles, and a w?dy ' ?, ? it ?s ? be ?able by bo?s. I? ba?s ? ?red with go? ?m? ? ?e ?ingy b?k ? md g?; but ' ?e soil is a light ?ndy lo?, ?h is ?ldom s?cienfly ' for ?c?ul cui?. T? ? ?, t? finest ? 6m?r, ? ?e good gm? am ?ly to ? ?d ? ?!y ? i?d; but ? the g?er? m?ce ?m is u?ly fou? f? ' ?e, and've? g?d ?eep ?sm? ? ? do?s s?g ?e ' co?t. T? a? ? ?im? from ?e muai w? ? but is o?n to tho? which blow ?tween south and e?t-muth- ' east. The pmifion of Augusta, wi? reference to ?e navigation ? of ?e seas, and ?e quality of ?e surrounding count?, will ' make it a ?nve?ent place for w?sels to stop at, on their way ? to the e?tern colonies from England, India, and ?e Cape; and ? on these grounds them ? gmat re,on ? hope, ?at it will s?n ' ? to n considerable degree of commer?al pms?dty.' Another di?ove? h? ?n made by Emign Dale and a small party on the e?tem side of Dading's range, and at ?e dist?ce