Mackay, Donald (1870-1958)

Also known as
Mackay, Donald George (1870-1958)
MacKay, Donald George (1870-1958)
Field of activity
Explorer
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Biographies

Donald George Mackay (1870-1958), explorer, was born on 29 June 1870 at Yass, New South Wales, son of Alexander Mackay, owner of Wallendbeen station, and his wife Annie, née Mackenzie, both Scottish...

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Donald George Mackay financed and participated in several expeditions into the Northern Territory from 1926-28 with H. Basedow and supervised aerial surveys and expeditions of Central Australia from 1930-37 that included naturalists like P. Crosbie Morrison.

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Mackay, Donald George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Mackay, Donald George (1870-1958), Explorer
    Carment, David
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 289-290

Resources by Donald Mackay (31)

  1. Exploration of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    At National Library
    Exploration of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.354)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.354)

  2. Diaries of Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1926-1928 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.513)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.513)

  3. Diary of expedition to ... / Donald MacKay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1926-1928 ]
    At NT Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.365)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.365)

  4. Map showing route of The Mackay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia, May-Aug., 1926 / by Herbert Basedow
    Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
    [ Map : 1929 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.751)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.751)

  5. An exploration in New Guinea / by Donald MacKay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Book : 1912 ]
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.397)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.397)

  6. An expedition in Arnhem Land in 1928 / Donald MacKay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Book : 1929 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.131)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.131)

  7. Portions of South and West Australia between latitudes 25° & 31° South, longitudes 122° & 136°30' East : by the Mackay Aerial Reconnaissance Survey Expedition 1935 / compiled by Commander Harry T. Bennett
    Bennett, Harry Thring
    [ Map : 1935 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.352)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.352)

  8. Map showing route of the Mackay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia May - August 1926 / by Herbert Basedow
    Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
    [ Map : 1926-1968 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Map showing route of the Mackay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia May - August 1926 / by Herbert Basedow
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.348)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.348)

  9. Rock paintings, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Rock paintings, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.24)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.24)

  10. Lagoon, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Lagoon, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.227)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.227)

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Resources about Donald Mackay (27)

  1. Exploration of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Exploration of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.335)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.335)

  2. Tour de Oz / Bret Harris
    Harris, Bret
    [ Book, Map : 2017 ]
    At 71 libraries
    Tour de Oz / Bret Harris
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.281)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.281)

  3. [Biographical cuttings on Donald Mackay, former grazier and explorer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.161)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.161)

  4. Diaries of Donald Mackay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1926-1928 ]
    At 3 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.556)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16.556)

  5. Diary of expedition to ... / Donald MacKay
    Mackay, Donald, 1870-1958
    [ Microform, Unpublished : 1926-1928 ]
    At NT Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.418)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.418)

  6. Last of the Australian explorers : the story of Donald Mackay / by Frank Clune
    Clune, Frank, 1893-1971
    [ Book : 1942-1986 ]
    Possibly online
    At 29 libraries
    Last of the Australian explorers : the story of Donald Mackay / by Frank Clune
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.103)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 12.103)

  7. Map showing route of The Mackay Exploring Expedition in Central Australia, May-Aug., 1926 / by Herbert Basedow
    Basedow, Herbert, 1881-1933
    [ Map : 1929 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.708)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 10.708)

  8. Portrait of Donald Mackay, leader of the Mackay expedition to Central Australia, New South Wales, ca. 1930
    Fairfax Corporation
    [ Photograph : 1930 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At National Library
    Portrait of Donald Mackay, leader of the Mackay expedition to Central Australia, New South Wales, ca. 1930
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.828)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.828)

  9. Lifting the veil from the unknown : discoveries by Mackay exploring expedition ; among wild natives in remote Petermann Ranges
    [ Book : 1926 ]
    At 9 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.02)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8.02)

  10. Diaries, 1926-1928 [microform]
    MacKay, Donald
    [ Sound : 1926-1928 ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.388)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.388)

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  1. Website: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
    www.eoas.info
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  2. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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    • Biography - Donald George Mackay - Austr... - 25/8/2014
    • ... Mackay, Donald George (18701958) by David Carment This article was published in Australian Dictionary......adb.anu.edu.au/biography/mackay-donald-george-7377.html...
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  3. Website: Mackay City Council
    www.mackay.qld.gov.au
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    • Mackay City Council - Online Feedback Form - 7/10/2002
    • ...www.mackay.qld.gov.au/major_projects/city_central_project/online_feedback_form.html......www.mackay.qld.gov.au/major_projects/city_central_project/online_feedback_form.html...
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.041)

  1. MacKay, Donald MacCrimmon (1922-)
    Physicists
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 0.604)

  2. Leinster-Mackay, Donald P. (1931-)
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.218)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.218)

  3. MacKay, John (1949-)
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.189)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.189)

  1. Flight from famine : the coming of the Irish to Canada / Donald MacKay
    MacKay, Donald, 1925-
    [ Book, Map : 1990-2016 ]
    Possibly online
    At 5 libraries
    Flight from famine : the coming of the Irish to Canada / Donald MacKay
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.231)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.231)

  2. Warlord / Angus Donald
    Donald, Angus, 1965-
    [ Book, Audio book, Map : 2012-2013 ]
    Possibly online
    At 40 libraries
    Warlord / Angus Donald
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.138)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.138)

  3. Holy warrior / Angus Donald
    Donald, Angus, 1965-
    [ Book, Audio book, Map : 2010-2012 ]
    Languages: English;Spanish, [1 other]
    Possibly online
    At 53 libraries
    Holy warrior / Angus Donald
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.136)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.136)

  1. The lucky country / Donald Horne
    Horne, Donald, 1921-2005
    [ Book, Audio book : 1964-2009 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;lis, [2 others]
    Possibly online
    At 116 libraries
    The lucky country / Donald Horne
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.762)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.762)

  2. Dying : a memoir / Donald Horne & Myfanwy Horne
    Horne, Donald, 1921-2005
    [ Book, Audio book : 2007-2009 ]
    Possibly online
    At 85 libraries
    Dying : a memoir / Donald Horne & Myfanwy Horne
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.311)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.311)

  3. Reports of Mackay exploring expeditions
    MacKay, Donald
    [ Sound ]
    At AIATSIS Collections
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.194)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.194)

  4. Robert Browning : a life within life / Donald Thomas
    Thomas, Donald, 1934-
    [ Book, Audio book : 1982-1986 ]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
    View online
    At 31 libraries
    Robert Browning : a life within life / Donald Thomas
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.174)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.174)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on Donald Mackay, murdered anti-drugs campaigner, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.282)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.282)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on Donald Mackay, rode a bicycle round Australia in 1899-1900, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.28)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.28)

  3. MACKAY, DONALD FARQUHAR
    Mackay, Donald F
    [ Unpublished : 1946 ]
    At Uni Melbourne Arch
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.239)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.239)

  1. The lucky country / Donald Horne
    Horne, Donald, 1921-2005
    [ Book, Audio book : 1964-2009 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;lis, [2 others]
    Possibly online
    At 116 libraries
    The lucky country / Donald Horne
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.762)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.762)

  2. The killer cop and the murder of Donald MacKay / John Jiggens
    Jiggens, John
    [ Book : 2009 ]
    At 49 libraries
    The killer cop and the murder of Donald MacKay / John Jiggens
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.69)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.69)

  3. Crims in grass castles : the true story of Trimbole, Mr Asia and the disappearance of Donald Mackay / Keith Moor
    Moor, Keith
    [ Book : 1989-2010 ]
    At 78 libraries
    Crims in grass castles : the true story of Trimbole, Mr Asia and the disappearance of Donald Mackay / Keith Moor
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.586)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.586)

  4. Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    New South Wales. Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    [ Book, Article : 1986-1987 ]
    At 17 libraries
    Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.471)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.471)

  1. Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    New South Wales. Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    [ Book, Article : 1986-1987 ]
    At 17 libraries
    Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Police Investigation of the Death of Donald Bruce Mackay
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.477)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.477)

  2. The Donald Mackay gazette, and "Black Ball Line" advertiser
    [ Periodical : 1862 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.319)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.319)

  3. Physical-chemical properties and environmental fate handbook / Donald Mackay, Wan-Ying Shiu, Kuo-Ching Ma
    Shiu, Wan Ying
    [ Periodical : 1999-2016 ]
    At Deakin Uni Library
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.181)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.181)

  4. A dictionary of weights, measures, and units / Donald Fenna
    Fenna, Donald, 1932-
    [ Book, Periodical : 2002-2018 ]
    Possibly online
    At 40 libraries
    A dictionary of weights, measures, and units / Donald Fenna
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.156)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.156)

  1. Mackay Mail
    Mackay Mail
    Created by tarrier, 217 items.

    Mackay Men in the Gallipoli Campaign

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.048)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.048)

  2. Murdoch Mackay
    Murdoch Mackay
    Created by GeoffMackay, 122 items.

    Items relating to Murdoch Mackay (1789-1859; arrived Sydney 1827) and his family.

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.047)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.047)

  3. James Donald MacKenzie Tully
    James Donald MacKenzie Tully
    Created by don.nicolson, 181 items.

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.016)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.016)

  1. Portrait of Donald Mackay, leader o ...
    Fairfax Corpora ...
    [ Photograph : 1930 ]
    Portrait of Donald Mackay, leader of the Mackay expedition to Central Australia, New South Wales, ca. 1930
  2. Donald Mackay inspects an anthill, ...
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Donald Mackay inspects an anthill, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928
  3. Exploration of Arnhem Land, Norther ...
    Mackay, Donald, ...
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Exploration of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
  4. Portrait of an Aboriginal man, Arnh ...
    Mackay, Donald, ...
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Portrait of an Aboriginal man, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928, 1 / Donald Mackay
  5. Portrait of an Aboriginal mother wi ...
    Mackay, Donald, ...
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Portrait of an Aboriginal mother with her child on her shoulders, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928 / Donald Mackay
  6. Portrait of an Aboriginal man, Arnh ...
    Mackay, Donald, ...
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
    Portrait of an Aboriginal man, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 1928, 2 / Donald Mackay
  1. Donald Mackay
    Warialda Standard and Northern Districts' Advertiser (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 13 January 1947 p 2 Article
    ... little wonder that the lata Donald Mackay and his brothers were interested in and acquired some of the ... enough to grow to a ripe old age ; to so many age can be a burden and a weakness, -hut. Donald Mackay was ... 948 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.557)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.557)

  2. DONALD MACKAY
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 28 March 1942 p 6 Article
    ... DONALD MACKAY     "Last of the Explorers," by Frank Clune.--Angus and Robert-son. Of ... indomitable scion, Donald George Mackay, who has since wandered into every far corner of the Common ... 507 words
    • Text last corrected on 14 April 2012 by cvening
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.555)

  3. McDONALD—MACKAY
    Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) Wednesday 7 December 1938 p 8 Article
    ... McDonaldmackay The marriage of Miss Elizabeth C. Mackay. the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs P ... . Mackay. of Hercward. Longreach, to Mr. Ronald Fancourt McDonald, younger son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. F. McDonald ... 228 words
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    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.45)

  1. RE will of DONALD MACKAY, late of Carinya, Coolabah,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 28 November 1947 [Issue No.137] p 2808

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... execjlrix of the will of the said Donald Mackay, who died on illh February, 1947, hereby give notice that ... RE will of DONALD MACICAY, late of Carinya, Coolabah, Kcw South Wales, grazier, deceased.—Probate ... 182 words
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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.034)

  2. RE will of DONALD GEORGE MACKAY, late of Turriel
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 1 September 1961 [Issue No.95] p 2761

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... the said Donald George Mackay, who died on 17th September, 1958, hereby gives notice that creditors ... RE will of DONALD GEORGE MACKAY, late of Turriel Point, Port Hacking, retired grazier, deceased. ... 171 words
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.034)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.034)

  3. RE estate of DONALD JOHN MACKAY, late of 25 Paul
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 18 March 1966 [Issue No.30] p 1284

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE estate of DONALD JOHN MACKAY, late of 25 Paul Street, Waverley, near Sydney in the State of New ... brother of the deceased Donald John Mackay, who died on the 17th May, 1965, hereby gives notice that ... 193 words
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    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.034)