Australian Gibson Desert is named after Alfred Gibson. Who was he?

a man who got lost in the desert
first president of Australia
explorer that first crossed Australia
famous Australian poet
The Gibson Desert was named by explorer Ernest Giles after a member of his party, who became lost and pre­sum­ably died in the desert. There is almost nothing known about Alfred Gibson apart from his ap­pear­ance.

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