Where did Alexander Forrest travel to?
Alexander Forrest was an explorer and surveyor of Western
Australia. Like his famous brother John, he explored and charted
unknown regions of the western state.
Travelling with his brother John in 1874, Alexander departed
Geraldton and discovered the Weld River and the pastureland land
In 1879 Alexander Forrest led an expedition from the DeGrey
River north to Beagle Bay, then headed east inland into the area
which is now known as the Kimberley. On this journey, he discovered
the Fitzroy River.