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LEAKS.


Leaks, to caulk, in boats, 105; in water vessels, 229, 232.

Leaping-ropes and poles, 46.

Leather, 141.-To dress hides, 341; to preserve them without dressing, 343 ; greasing leather, 343. Leather clothing, i11; tents, 154; lashings of rawhide, 336; leather vessels, to repair, 229 ; ropes, 46. (See "Skins.")

Leggings, 117.

Leichhardt, Dr., 196, 212.

Length, measurement of, 35.

Letters, to deposit, 303 ; carried by

animals, 282; of alphabet, to stamp

and to brand, 290.

Lever, 325.

Lice, 18.

Lime, to make, 292; to poison fish, 272 ; bird-lime, 267.

Linen clothing, 111.

Lines, for fishing, 2

Lists of stores, 9; of instruments, 24 ;

alphabetical, to make, 351. Lithographic map, to make, 353.

Litter for the wounded, 23 ; horse-litter,

81.

Livingstone, Dr., 5, 94.

Lloyd, Mr., 252, 267, 272, 350. Loading guns, 250.

Loads and distances, theory of, 54. Locusts, to cook, 201.

Log-book, 27; log for a boat's speed, 105 ; log-hut, 141.

Lopstick (to mark a road), 290.

Lost road, 295 ; articles in sand, 168;

 

fishing-line, in water, 271 ; to

things lost under water, 271, 87.

Lots, how to draw, 310.

Lucan, Lord, 343.

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Lucifer matches, 172, 175 ; for

cussion caps, 244.

Lunars, 31.

Luxuries of tent-life, 168.

Lye (for soap), 120, 121.

Lynch, Lieutenant, 102.

McClintock, Captain Sir L., 143.

Macgregor; Mr., 103.

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Macintosh for under bedding, 125;

sleeping-bag, 173 ; inflatable boats,

94; water vessels, 233 ; gun-cover,

238 ; is spoilt by grease, 227. Maclear, Sir Thos., 31, 1.15. McWilliams, Dr., 16.

Madrina (of mules), 5~.

Magnetic bearings, 284; magnetism of rocks, 284.

Makara (gourd-raft), 91.

Malaria fever, 16.

Malay hitch, 147.

Marks for the way-side 289.Marks in the forest, 289; for canoe

MURRAY,


routes, 290; marks with stones, 290; gipsy and other marks, 291 ; paint, 292. To mark cattle, 64 (see also " Caches," 300).

Mask for snow mountains, 53.

Mast, substitute for, 104.

Match, lucifer, 175 ; sulphur, 187.

Mats, 147 ; for tents, 154 (see "Reed huts," 143).

Mattresses, 125 ; feathers for, 128.

Meaden, Captain J., 259.

Measurements, 32.-Distance travelled, 32; of rate of movement, 32; tables for ditto, 34; natural units, 35 ; measurement of angles, 36; chords and table of, 37 ; triangulation, 38 ; table for, on principle of chords, 39; time, measurement of, 42.

Meat biscuit, 195.

Mechanical appliances, 322.-On land, 322 ; by wetted seeds, 323 ; accumulation of efforts, 324; to raise weights out of water, 325.

Medicine, 14.-General remarks, 14;

drugs and instruments, 14; bush remedies, 15; illnesses and accidents, i5; litter for the wounded, 23 (see also "Palanquin," 81).

Membrane, Sinew, Horn, 346

Parchment, 346; cat-gut, 346;; membrane thread, 347 ; sinews for thread, 347 ; glue, 347 ; isinglass, 347 ; horn, tortoise-shell and whalebone, 347.

Memoranda and Log-books, 26.General remarks, 26; pocket MS.book, 27 ; log-book, 27 ; calculation books, 3o; number of observations requiring record, 30. Memoranda, to arrange, 351.

Metals, 338.-Fuel for forge, 338; bellows, 338; iron and steel, 339; case-hardening, 339; lead, to cast, 340; tin-plates, 341;: copper, 341.

Mercury, to harden lead with, 248.

Metallic (prepared) paper, 329.

Miller, Professor W. H., 281.

Milk, to preserve, 198 ; sizing paper with, 328; used as sympathetic ink, 331 ; to milk wild cows, 13.

Milton, Lord, 293.

Mirage, 295.

Mirror, signalling with the sun, 277.

Mitchell, Sir Thomas, 284.

Moltke, 184.

Mosquito curtains, 169 ; tent of, 163.

Moss on trees, a sign of direction, 287.

Mould, for candles, 348.

Mountain 43 (see CLlalsiNG AND Mot-ttTAISEERIaG).

Muddy water, to filter, 224. Muff, 116.

Mule, 56.

Murray, Admiral Hon. C., 186.