Something definitely wrong. The highway is actually east of the …

Comment on Pastoralist finds alive the second of the three missing by Greg.

Something definitely wrong. The highway is actually east of the Hugh River.
I can visualise where they got bogged as it’s along an old seismic line graded in the early 60s and still trafficable.
The Hugh crossing is very tricky there and just south of Redbank Waterhole and North of Stuart’s Well. I have crossed it myself and there is lots of evidence that even the locals have trouble crossing previously on their way from the Stuart Highway to Hermannsburg – wrong time of the year to be going off the beaten track!

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